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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rhiannon

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Rhiannon means "Goddess" and is of Welsh origin.

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  1. A figure in Celtic mythology.
  2. A female given name.

Rhiannon was also found in the following language(s): Welsh

Notable Persons Named Rhiannon

Rhiannon Giddens is a folk music, bluegrass music, country music, gospel music, blues, jazz, soul music, rhythm, celtic music, and americana (music) musician. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Rhiannon was born on February 21st, 1977.

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Rhiannon Fish is an actress. She was most active from 2003 to present. Rhiannon was given the name Rhiannon Marie Fish on March 14th, 1991 in Calgary.

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Rhian Benson is a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to 2003. Rhian was given the name Rhiannon Afua Benson in Accra.

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Rhiannon Lassiter is a young-adult fiction writer. Rhiannon was born in London.

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Rhiannon Roberts is a soccer player for the Doncaster Rovers Belles L.F.C., Blackburn Rovers L.F.C., England women's national under-23 football team, and Wales women's national football team. Rhiannon was born on August 30th, 1990 in Chester.

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Rhiannon Drake is an actress and musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2008. Rhiannon was given the name Rhiannon Sarah Margaret Drake on July 13th, 1989 in Watford, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhiannon

Lee Rhiannon is a Senator for New South Wales, Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council, SenatorforNew South Wales, and Member of theNew South Wales Legislative Council. Lee was given the name Lee Brown on May 30th, 1951 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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How popular is the baby name Rhiannon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 5 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 272 272 0
1977 491 491 0
1978 460 460 0
1979 423 423 0
1980 408 408 0
1981 384 384 0
1982 396 391 5
1983 361 361 0
1984 360 360 0
1985 272 272 0
1986 296 296 0
1987 262 262 0
1988 240 240 0
1989 302 302 0
1990 320 320 0
1991 299 299 0
1992 325 325 0
1993 302 302 0
1994 389 389 0
1995 350 350 0
1996 297 297 0
1997 346 346 0
1998 554 554 0
1999 651 651 0
2000 612 612 0
2001 553 553 0
2002 511 511 0
2003 475 475 0
2004 438 438 0
2005 362 362 0
2006 378 378 0
2007 288 288 0
2008 250 250 0
2009 204 204 0
2010 161 161 0
2011 155 155 0
2012 127 127 0
2013 106 106 0
2014 133 133 0
2015 120 120 0
2016 141 141 0
2017 157 157 0

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Popularity of Rhiannon as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Rhiannon

  • How Popular is the name Rhiannon? Rhiannon is the 2,083rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rhiannon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,951 babies born with the first name Rhiannon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rhiannon to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhiannon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rhiannon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhiannon is Wednesday, September 27th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Rhiannon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhiannon was in 1999 with a total of 651 babies.
  • Random Rhiannon Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rhiannon is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Rhiannon: Your name in reverse order is Nonnaihr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnonhani. How do you pronounce that?

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