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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Riyan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Riyan

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Riyan is of Arabic,African origin and means ""Gate of paradise/heaven".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Riyan means "Haven" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Oman says the name Riyan is of Unknown origin and means "Actual name is rayyan and its mean door of paradise".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Riyan is of English origin and means "" Door of Heaven"".
  • A user from India says the name Riyan is of Hindu origin and means "Door of heaven, king".
Other origins: African, Hebrew, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Alt. Meaning

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for interest, you show in others.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons With the Last Name Riyan

Baju Ban Riyan is a Member: 7th , 8th , 11th , 12th , 13th , 14th , 15th Lok Sabha, Member:7th , 14th and15th Lok Sabha, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Cooperation, Fishery, Member, Tripura Legislative Assembly, Minister (government), and Official. Baju was born on March 13th, 1941 in East Bagafa village, South Tripura district, Tripura, India.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 7 0 7
1996 5 0 5
1997 6 0 6
1999 12 5 7
2000 13 5 8
2001 12 5 7
2002 17 8 9
2003 13 7 6
2004 23 12 11
2005 27 13 14
2006 24 16 8
2007 34 15 19
2008 44 24 20
2009 40 20 20
2010 49 30 19
2011 67 35 32
2012 72 33 39
2013 68 34 34
2014 87 42 45
2015 97 34 63
2016 101 42 59
2017 122 49 73

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Popularity of Riyan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Riyan

  • How Popular is the name Riyan? Riyan is the 10,978th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Riyan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 940 babies born with the first name Riyan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Riyan to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Riyan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Riyan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Riyan was in 2017 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Riyan Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Riyan is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Riyan: Your name in reverse order is Nayir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ainry. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Riyan born Aug 22, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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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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