Iain - Meaning of Iain

What does Iain mean?

[ 2 syll. iai(n), ia-in ] The baby boy name Iain is pronounced as IY-aeN †. Iain is of Hebrew origin, and it is used largely in the Scottish and English languages.

Iain is a variation (Scottish) of Ian (English, Scottish, and Gaelic).

Iain is also a variation (English and Scottish) of John (English and Hebrew).

See also the related categories, english and hebrew.

Iain is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Iain, John was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Iain include Iahn, Iane, Iann, Iaen, Iaine, Iayn, Ihsin, Iin, Imam, Iman, Inah, Ine, Inna, Eamonn, Iaene, Iaon, Imani, Effeom, Ewon, and Ioane.

† Pronunciation for Iain: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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