Riaan

First Name
787
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Riaan

User Submitted Origins

English
45%
Indian (Sanskrit)
15%
Irish
10%
Arabic
10%
Hindu
10%
African,Dutch
5%
African
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from South Africa says the name Riaan means "Little king" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Riaan means "Little King" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Riaan means "Little king" and is of Irish origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Riaan is of English origin and means "Little King".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Riaan is of English origin and means "Little king".

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Riaan

Riaan was born on October 5th, 1945.

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Riaan Viljoen is a rugby player. Riaan was born on April 1st, 1983 in Carletonville.

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Riaan was born on September 14th, 1973.

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Riaan was born on September 18th, 1989 in South Africa.

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Riaan was born on July 9th, 1972.

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Riaan Smit is a rugby player for the Oyonnax Rugby. Riaan was born on April 28th, 1984 in Springs, Gauteng.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2009 5 0 5
2010 11 0 11
2011 12 0 12
2012 35 0 35
2013 33 0 33
2014 58 0 58
2015 229 0 229
2016 262 0 262
2017 142 0 142

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Popularity of Riaan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Riaan

  • How Popular is the name Riaan? Riaan is the 12,269th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Riaan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 787 babies born with the first name Riaan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Riaan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Riaan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Riaan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Riaan was in 2016 with a total of 262 babies.
  • Random Riaan Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Riaan is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Riaan: Your name in reverse order is Naair. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anria. How do you pronounce that?

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