Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #80 in 2013 and #77 in 2014.

Famous People

Ian Somerhalder (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Ian Harding (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Ian Ziering (TV Actor), Ian Nelson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Ian Bohen (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Ian Anthony Dale (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Ian Kinsler (Baseball Player), Ian Michael Smith (Movie Actor)


In English

Origin: An anglicisation of Eóin, the Gaelic equivalent of the name John. The name originated in Ireland, and was taken from there to Scotland, where the modern form Iain co-exists with it. In Ireland it was largely supplanted by the later forms Seaan, Seón, and Seóan, of which the modern form is Seán (anglicised as Sean).


-( male name -comes from the Scottish Gaelic language-).