Rian Name Meaning & Origin

Rian

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Origin of the name Ryan:

From the Irish surname O'Riain (descendant of Rian). Rian is an ancient Irish name believed to be a diminutive form of rí (king): hence, "little king."

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Comments and insights on the name Rian: | Edit

Often assumed to be pronounced "Re-ANN" or "REEun", still a lovely alternative spelling for a girl.

Arin, Nira, Rain, Rian and Rina are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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My son is named Rian. We like unique but not unique names. He is very smart and kind. We chose to spell it this way to make it more unique. His middle name is Alexander. He is eight years old. He has 4 younger siblings, Raydyn Izaiah (5), Reghan Grace (3), Rowan Jaymes (1), Ruxin Lake (1 month old).

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Rian Dawson, Drummer of the band All Time Low

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