What does Ryan mean?
The meaning of Ryan is "little king".
Ryan is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ry-an.
The Given Name Ryan
It derives from the Old Irish element ri meaning "king" combined with a diminutive to imply "little king".
Ryan is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.
Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.
A fearless name that will enchant parents.
Ryan falls into the royal title name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Ryan Babel, Ryan Bailey, and Ryan Gosling.
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Ryan Related Names
- Ryan Babel ~ Soccer Player
- Ryan Bailey ~ Track Player
- Ryan Gosling ~ Actor
- Ryan Harris ~ Football Player
- Ryan Kwanten ~ Actor
- Ryan Mathews ~ Football Player
- Ryan McGowan ~ Soccer Player
- Ryan Merriman ~ Actor
- Ryan O'Neal ~ Actor
- Ryan Phillippe ~ Actor
- Ryan Reynolds ~ Actor
- Ryan Succop ~ Football Player
Ryan Name Fun
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