[ 2 syll. rian, ri-an ] The baby girl name Rian is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced Riy-AEN or RIYaeN †. Rian's origin is Latin, Welsh, and Celtic, and its use, English.
Rian is a diminutive of the English Adrian.
Rian is also a form of the English and Welsh Rhian.
Rian is also an English form of the English and Welsh Rhiannon.
Rian is also an English spelling variant of the English and Irish Ryan.
Rian is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Rian, Ryan was the most widely used in 2012. Rian has in the last century been mainly given to boys.
† Pronunciation for Rian: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"