Name Meaning

A classic Irish last name. It means "descendent of the king," or even "little king." In recent years, it's become popular as a girls' name. Well-known Ryans: actors Ryan Gosling, Ryan O'Neal, Meg Ryan.


Gaelic, Irish, Celtic/Gaelic


Exotic, Surname, Olympians, Classic, Gender-neutral, Military heroes, Short and sweet, Cute, Popular



Famous Namesakes

Actor Ryan Gosling, Actor Ryan Reynolds, TV Host Ryan Seacreast, Actor Ryan Phillippe, Musician Ryan Adams, Actor Ryan O'Neal, Swimmer Ryan Lochte

Celebrity Babies

Son of Pete Sampras, Son of Anthony Quinn, Son of Marc Anthony

Popularity in 2019


Related Names

Ryon, Rian, Rayan

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