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Gender: Female

Origin: Welsh

Meaning: Sacred Queen, Nymph

Pronunciation: ree-ANN-uhn, /riˈænən/, R AY AE N AH N

Popularity Rank: #11,854

On this page:

  • 1. Rhiannon Meaning
  • 2. Rhiannon Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Rhiannon
  • 4. Translations of Rhiannon
  • 5. Rhiannon Name Popularity
  • 6. Rhiannon popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Rhiannon
  • 8. Latest News about Rhiannon
  • 9. Rhiannon Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Rhiannon

Rhiannon Meaning

Derived from the Old Celtic name Rigantona, meaning 'great queen' or 'noble maiden'. In Welsh mythology, Rhiannon is a goddess and a figure of enchantment and mystery.

Rhiannon also means "Sacred Queen, Nymph, Goddess, A Mythological Nymph, Great Queen, Great queen or noble maiden, mythical Welsh goddess.".

Rhiannon is commonly found in United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, and 40 more countries.

Rhiannon Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ree-ANN-uhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /riˈænən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R AY AE N AH N

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Rhiannon Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Rhiannon is recorded 4,090 times globally, ranking it as the 11,854th most common name worldwide.

Rhiannon is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 2,865 occurrences, making it the 549th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Rhiannon is found among 1 in every 191 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Rhiannon Popularity by Country

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United Kingdom#5491 : 191
United States of America#3,2681 : 2,056
Canada#3,3641 : 2,887
Ireland#1,7101 : 1,575
Netherlands#11,8591 : 15,176

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Rhiannon popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Rhiannon from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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📰 Latest News about Rhiannon

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Last Updated: July 7, 2024 07:52 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Eddie Hearn: Terri Harper's challenge to Rhiannon Dixon could be final roll of the dice - Boxing Scene
    Source: Boxing Scene | Published on: July 05, 2024
  • Strategic Voices: Boeing's local leader discusses operations at Cecil - Jacksonville Business Journal - Jacksonville Business Journal
    Source: Jacksonville Business Journal | Published on: July 04, 2024
  • Pop the champagne, dance for your kids: if Labour wins, I’ll be celebrating like my parents in 1997 - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: July 04, 2024
  • Rhiannon Dixon vs Terri Harper joins Catterall vs Prograis on August 24th - Bad Left Hook
    Source: Bad Left Hook | Published on: July 02, 2024
  • Rhiannon Dixon to make world title defence on Catterall vs. Prograis undercard - dazn.com
    Source: dazn.com | Published on: July 02, 2024
  • Rhiannon Jones opens up about her silent miscarrage - Yahoo Lifestyle UK
    Source: Yahoo Lifestyle UK | Published on: July 02, 2024
  • Rhiannon Giddens connects history and music | UNC-Chapel Hill - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Source: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Published on: June 29, 2024
  • New Rules — Photographer Rhiannon Adam on creative control - WePresent
    Source: WePresent | Published on: June 20, 2024
  • Rhiannon Giddens to Deliver Commencement Address to Class of 2024 - Oberlin College and Conservatory
    Source: Oberlin College and Conservatory | Published on: April 10, 2024
  • Rhiannon Giddens Shares a Special GRAMMY Story - Nonesuch Records
    Source: Nonesuch Records | Published on: February 04, 2024

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