Rian

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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
360
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rian mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Rian

"Rian" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "King". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A male given name, a modern variant of Ryan used in Ireland.

Notable Persons Named Rian

Rian Johnson is a director, producer, and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 2005. Rian was born on December 17th, 1973 in Maryland.

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Rian Malan is a memoirs, investigative journalism, afrikaans, folk, world, and country musician. Rian was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Rian Lindell is an american football player. Rian was born on January 20th, 1977 in Portland, Oregon.

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Rian McLean is an actor. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1991. Rian was born on April 24th, 1984 in Australia.

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Rian Hughes is an artist in the fields of illustrator, comics artist, cover artist, and typographer.

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Rian was born on June 25th, 1990 in Karanganyar Regency. Rian is also known as Saputra and Ryan Agung.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rian

Johannes was born on May 17th, 1891. He left this life on December 10th, 1981.

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Espen was born on February 11th, 1981.

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Oeystein was born on February 23rd, 1945.

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Deo was born on February 26th, 1944 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Erlend was born on June 15th, 1941.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 7 0 7
1950 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1954 7 0 7
1955 28 0 28
1956 13 0 13
1957 9 0 9
1958 15 0 15
1959 20 0 20
1960 19 0 19
1961 13 0 13
1962 13 0 13
1963 20 0 20
1964 10 0 10
1965 9 0 9
1966 11 0 11
1967 10 0 10
1968 23 0 23
1969 14 0 14
1970 22 0 22
1971 26 5 21
1972 38 5 33
1973 45 7 38
1974 61 8 53
1975 69 17 52
1976 53 12 41
1977 118 35 83
1978 121 42 79
1979 139 45 94
1980 107 37 70
1981 141 61 80
1982 117 35 82
1983 106 30 76
1984 106 36 70
1985 87 37 50
1986 103 33 70
1987 100 30 70
1988 99 33 66
1989 108 45 63
1990 130 40 90
1991 126 48 78
1992 106 38 68
1993 113 52 61
1994 121 58 63
1995 99 47 52
1996 124 58 66
1997 140 62 78
1998 147 57 90
1999 167 97 70
2000 175 80 95
2001 182 84 98
2002 174 89 85
2003 220 94 126
2004 223 119 104
2005 222 129 93
2006 269 149 120
2007 256 128 128
2008 244 104 140
2009 217 94 123
2010 192 86 106
2011 193 82 111
2012 217 94 123
2013 204 83 121
2014 220 90 130
2015 212 88 124
2016 245 92 153
2017 278 95 183

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Popularity of Rian as a first name

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Popularity of Rian as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rian U.S.
  White 85.56% 64.26%
  African American 2.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rian

People with the last name Rian are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rian

  • What name lists does Rian rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rian? Rian is the 3,049th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rian was the 56,710th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,234 babies born with the first name Rian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rian to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rian is Tuesday, October 3rd, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Rian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rian was in 2017 with a total of 183 babies.
  • Random Rian Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rian is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Rian: Your name in reverse order is Nair. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nair. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 360 people with the last name Rian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rian as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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