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Iain Meaning


What does Iain mean?

The name Iain is of Scottish origin.

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

Iain is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ia-in.

The Given Name Iain

Iain is a form of John. See John for further details.

Iain is a chic and simple name.

This great little boy name has a natural cheerfullness.

Iain is unique yet compelling due to its elegant and attractive nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Iain Glen.

Iain Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,044 in baby name popularity for boys with 38 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,258 in baby name popularity for boys with 35 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Iain sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Iain Name Popularity Page.

Iain Related Names

Iain is a form of John.

Famous Iains

  • Iain Glen ~ Actor

Iain Numerology

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It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Iain Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Iain in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Iain.

Just for fun, see the name Iain 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 Iain in Nautical Flags page.