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Ryan

Origin: Indonesia
gender-male
Region Origin: South-Eastern Asia

Ryan is a gender-neutral given name of Irish origin, traditionally used for males but increasingly given to both boys and girls since the 1970s. The name comes from the Irish surname Ryan, which in turn is derived from the Old Irish name Rían. The meaning of Ryan is often translated as "little king", however, the original meaning of the name is unknown. The name Ryan has gained popularity in various countries. In Ireland, it ranked at No. 10 in 2005 and No. 14 in 2006, with the Irish spellings Rian and Rían overtaking Ryan in popularity by 2021. In Scotland, Ryan was the most popular name for newborn boys from 1994 to 1998. In Northern Ireland, Ryan did not appear in the top ten most common male names for newborns in 1975 but was in the top five from 2000 to 2003.

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