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Pronunciation

raɪən

Origin

English, Irish

Meaning

This baby boy’s name means “ruler”. Ryan is Irish for “kingly” or “little king”.Trendy and strong, this name is short and catchy, and a fine choice for you little boy. Its alternative spelling, Ryean, can give it an original touch.

Rank in the year 2015

Ryan was ranked #55 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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