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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ryn mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ryn

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  • A user from Czechia says the name Ryn means "King or Ruler".
  • A submission from Ghana says the name Ryn means "A wise leader" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Ryn is of Welsh origin and means "Blessed leader".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Ryn means "Rijn (Rhine) river" and is of Dutch origin.
  • According to a user from Malaysia, the name Ryn is of Welsh origin and means "Ruler".
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Notable Persons Named Ryn

Ryn Weaver is a pop music, synthpop, indie pop, and alternative rock musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2013. Ryn was given the name Erin Michelle Wüthrich on August 10th, 1992 in Encinitas, California, U.S. Ryn is also known as Ryn Weaver and Aryn Michelle Wüthrich.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryn

Mike Van Ryn is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 2011. Mike was born on May 14th, 1979 in London, Ontario.


Claes was born on June 12th, 1943.


Ethan Van der Ryn is a sound editor (filmmaking) and sound editor. He was most active from 1986 to present. Ethan was born on October 21st, 1962.


John Van Ryn was a tennis player. John was born on June 30th, 1905 in Newport News, Virginia. He left this life on August 7th, 1999.


Ben Van Ryn is a baseball player. Ben was born on August 9th, 1971 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ryn as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Ryn

  • How Popular is the name Ryn? Ryn is the 37,013th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ryn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97 babies born with the first name Ryn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryn to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ryn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ryn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ryn is Sunday, October 16th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Ryn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryn was in 2016 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ryn: Your name in reverse order is Nyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rny. How do you pronounce that?

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