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Ryan

Sophie Williams
By Sophie Williams Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 49 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Olivia Musembi (Senior Content Writer)

Gender: Male

Origin: Irish

Meaning: King, Little King

Pronunciation: RYE-ən, /ˈraɪən/, R AY AH N

Popularity Rank: #282

On this page:

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

Ryan Meaning

The name Ryan is of Irish origin and means 'little king'. It is a popular name for boys and has been consistently ranked in the top 100 baby names in the United States.

Ryan also means "King, Little King, Little Ruler, Kingly, Descendant of Rian, Ryan is An Irish baby name that means king (Celebrity Name: Madhuri Dixit)".

Ryan is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, and 93 more countries.

Ryan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: RYE-ən

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈraɪən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R AY AH N

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

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

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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Ryan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ryan is recorded 174,408 times globally, ranking it as the 282th most common name worldwide.

Ryan is most prevalent in United States of America, with 71,286 occurrences, making it the 34th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Ryan is found among 1 in every 13 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Ryan Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#341 : 25
United Kingdom#331 : 13
Canada#111 : 30
South Africa#3181 : 418
France#5661 : 235
Saudi Arabia#7541 : 657
Malaysia#2341 : 477
Singapore#501 : 159
Hong Kong#1171 : 139
Ireland#1001 : 32
Brazil#4741 : 336
Netherlands#4321 : 168
Philippines#151 : 163
Italy#1,6051 : 871
United Arab Emirates#7741 : 982
Belgium#6701 : 334
Costa Rica#3901 : 211
Jamaica#621 : 133
Taiwan#551 : 354
China#1351 : 237
Sudan#1,6491 : 2,575
Morocco#2,3431 : 2,021
Qatar#5491 : 991
Nigeria#2,3721 : 2,856
Kuwait#1,0611 : 1,639
Mauritius#2441 : 318
Egypt#6,9191 : 6,573
Macao#1271 : 343
Germany#1,8601 : 1,214
Oman#1,9421 : 2,223
Malta#411 : 78
Algeria#3,6031 : 4,668
Lebanon#8791 : 708
Spain#2,6941 : 2,289
Peru#2,4681 : 3,616
Switzerland#9161 : 724
Mexico#3,7381 : 3,850
Israel#2,6581 : 1,528
Colombia#5,4021 : 6,260
Iraq#6,5651 : 6,409
Palestine#2,8371 : 2,000
Cameroon#1,4331 : 2,588
India#3,8081 : 5,361
Syrian Arab Republic#4,1101 : 3,549
Bahrain#1,1581 : 2,001
Bangladesh#3,2631 : 3,857
Turkey#6,6141 : 8,648
Jordan#2,3821 : 2,563
Brunei Darussalam#1031 : 696
Japan#5711 : 821
Tunisia#4,7641 : 5,956
Indonesia#1501 : 527
Panama#1,9341 : 2,626
Russia#5,3791 : 5,216
Yemen#4,4401 : 7,863
Libya#4,7591 : 8,515
Denmark#9181 : 1,257
Chile#5,4861 : 9,581
Sweden#1,5531 : 1,557
Bolivia#3,4761 : 5,903
Namibia#9131 : 2,377
Finland#1,6721 : 2,201
Iran#3,5411 : 3,417
Austria#1,9811 : 2,125
Guatemala#2,8131 : 4,493
Luxembourg#5991 : 756
Norway#1,1521 : 1,810
Ghana#2,0731 : 4,714
Portugal#2,5581 : 4,182
Puerto Rico#5431 : 838
Uruguay#2,6951 : 4,466
Argentina#4,4901 : 8,306
Czechia#1,9711 : 2,846
Botswana#1,2741 : 3,858

List of countries the name Ryan is rarely found

  • Poland: 19 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:13 occurrences
  • Greece: 11 occurrences
  • Croatia: 11 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 10 occurrences
  • Albania: 9 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 9 occurrences
  • Maldives: 9 occurrences
  • Ecuador:8 occurrences
  • Hungary: 8 occurrences
  • Angola:6 occurrences
  • Korea: 6 occurrences
  • Estonia:4 occurrences
  • Iceland:3 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 2 occurrences
  • Djibouti:2 occurrences
  • Serbia: 2 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 2 occurrences
  • Burkina Faso:1 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences
  • Cambodia:1 occurrences
  • Lithuania:1 occurrences

Ryan popularity in U.S.

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

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📰 Latest News about Ryan

Stay updated with the most recent news about Ryan. Read on to catch up with Ryan's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 06:56 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Ryan Blaney's day ends early after contact with the wall - NASCAR
    Source: NASCAR | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Lamar Jackson attends Coca-Cola 600 in Ryan Blaney shirt - 5GOATs
    Source: 5GOATs | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Low percentage of Americans in military is "deeply problematic as a democracy," Rep. Pat Ryan says - CBS News
    Source: CBS News | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Ryan Seacrest Is Going to Extreme Measures to Vet New GFs After Aubrey Paige - Yahoo Entertainment
    Source: Yahoo Entertainment | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes' Love Story in Their Own Words - E! NEWS
    Source: E! NEWS | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Trista Sutter Breaks Her Silence After Husband Ryan's Cryptic Posts: I'm 'Happy and Healthy' - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Cowboys 2024 Draft Pick Profile: WR Ryan Flournoy - Cowboys Wire
    Source: Cowboys Wire | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • NASCAR's Ryan Blaney discusses steps to repeat as Cup Series champion - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Robert Ryan Obituary (1949 - 2024) - Euclid, OH - The Valley News Dispatch - Legacy.com
    Source: Legacy.com | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Obituary for Ryan Chesness - Star Tribune
    Source: Star Tribune | Published on: May 26, 2024

Nicknames for Ryan

RyRy Amoroso, Dancing Ryan, Sweetheart Ryan, Ry the Detailer, Cariñoso Ryan, Ryan the Dancer, Compre-Ryan, Ry the Fun Guy, Tierno Ryan, Ryan the Charmer

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