Ian meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ian No. of characters: 3 Gender: BoyOrigin: Hebrew Scottish English
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Meanings: God is Gracious Gift from God Form of John Scottish form of Johannes (meaning: God is merciful). Namesakes: Ian Fleming, British writer.

Ian was ranked 77 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 1.32% from its previous ranking of 76 in 2015. Ian was ranked 947 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 0.63% from its previous ranking of 953 in 2015.

Full form of Ian : Impulsive Active Nice

Ian is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Ian was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommmon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 77 (0.128462% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 217913 people wear Ian as their first name. English form of Jean. Comes from the henbre "yo and hen" means: "God is merciful" Fete on December 27th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Ian showcases in the charts. 0.060287% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Ian
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History of Ian

It is the most widely known name in the world with its derivative forms. We can celebrate the "Johns" at different dates according to the patron saint we are referring to. The Church lists more than two hundred and ten saints who have borne this name. Let's quote mainly Saint John the Evangelist, celebrated on December 27th; Saint John of Capistran, who lived in the 14th century, celebrated on October 23; St. John of God, who lived in the 15th century, feasted on March 8; Saint John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24th.

Expression number of Ian is 6. Intelligent, always mindful, very active, willing, they sprinkle their entourage who run out of steam to want to follow them. Ian have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Obstinate, they are also sensitive, always in quest of tenderness and affection. Ian are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Calm, not very tolerant, because they alone hold the truth, their morality is exemplary. Ian have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'. Workers, their family life is often disrupted by their intense professional activity. In love, it's passion and it's for life.

Names that rhyme with Ian Famous people named Ian
Diane Hetfield in Lethal Weapon as Stunts
Mariana Lima in Kenoma as Actress
Diana Colton in Fucking Around in NYC as Actress
Liana Montoro in Episode #1.1 as Actress
Marian Diamond in Tale of a Vampire as Actress
Bianca Bai in The Shinning Days as Actress
Delia Tatiana in The Good Samaritan as Actress
Marianne Lawrence in Steele at It as Actress
Bianca Hyslop in The Dead Lands as Actress
Larissa Kasian in Fairfield, Idaho as Actress
Names like Ian Ian Namesakes Related Names: Ian Iana Ianah Iancarlo Iane Ianie Ianis Ianmichael Iann Ianna Iannah Iannic Iannick Iannis Iantha Ianthe Ianthia Posts having Ian: Comments :Mitch Post Ian, [iːˌən], is a Scottish Gaelic variant of the first name John. Other variants are Iain, Eian and Eoin. John is a male first name and a last name. The Latinized name John goes to the Greek form Ἰωάννης (JOHN) of Hebrew יוחנן ( Yohanan back) and means "God ( YHVH ) is gracious" / "God has shown mercy". Thus, the name can be interpreted as an expression-conceived as a gift of birth. People named Ian are Ian Ziering- American actor, Ian Anderson- singer and frontman of Jethro Tull. ian my name is ian Popularity of Ian
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Other variants of Ian :Deshaun Deshawn Keshaun Keshawn Rashaun Rashawn Gjon Yahya Yuhanna Hovhannes Hovik Hovo Ohannes Ganix Ion Jon Yan John Ioannes Yehochanan Yochanan Iohannes Yann Yanick Yannic Yannick Ioan Ivan Yoan Ivo Yanko Joan Jan Jowan Ghjuvan Ivica Janko Vanja Johan Honza Janek Jens Johannes Hans Jannick Jannik Hanne Hannes Jo Joop Johano Joĉjo Jaan Juhan Jani Janne Joni Jouni Juhana Juhani Hannu Juha Juho Jukka Jussi Jean Jeannot Xoán Ioane Ivane Vano Johann Gianni Giannis Ioannis Yanni Yannis Yianni Yiannis Keoni János Jancsi Janika Jóhann Jóhannes Jón Eoin Sean Seán Shane Giovanni Ivano Gian Giannino Nino Vanni Joannes Jānis Sjang Sjeng Jonas Hanke Jovan Ean Juan Hann Hankin Jackin Jankin Jehan Zuan Iwan Janusz João Joãozinho Iancu Ionel Ionuț Nelu Ioann Vanya Juhán Ján Janez Žan Anže Iván Xuan Juanito Hampus Hasse Evan Iefan Ieuan Ifan Siôn Ianto  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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