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


Ryan is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Ryan thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Ryan?

Ryan derived from the Irish surname Ó Riain or the original form Rioghan. It is a name for both boys and girls.

What does the name Ryan mean?

Ryan means “descendant of Rían” and “little king” (from Irish “rí” = king).

Pronunciation of Ryan

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Popularity of the name Ryan

The name Ryan is ranked #1196 overall.

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