Name Iain Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Iain

12001

Iain is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Iain?

Iain is a Scottish Gaelic variant of the name John, which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Iain mean?

Iain means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Iain

Popularity of the name Iain

The name Iain is ranked #12001 overall.

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