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Ian Meaning

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What does Ian mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Ian is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Ian is "G-d is gracious".  

Ian is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced I-an.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 80 in popular baby names for boys with 5374 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Ian Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ian has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ian to other names.

 
   
Ian is a form of the name John.

The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin. The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is

The name John, its variants and various language forms are all ultimately of Hebrew origin.

The name John itself is the English form of the Latin name Iohannes which in turn is derived from the New Testament Greek name Ioannes. The name Ioannes was a form of the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

The name John is derived from the Hebrew elements yo an abbreviated form for the Name of the Lord and chanan meaning "grace or favor".

Besides many Biblical references, the name John has been frequently used by the royal families of Europe.

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Variants of the name Ian include Eaen, Ean, Eayon, Eean.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ian Fleming.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Ian in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Ian in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ian in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Ian Numerology page.

Ian Numerology
Ian in Hieroglyhics
Ian in Nautical Flags
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