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


Ian is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Ian

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

What is the meaning of the name Ian?

Ian 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 Ian

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Popularity of the name Ian

The name Ian is ranked #3071 overall.

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