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).
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2038
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ian' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1592
The numerical value of Ian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Ian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You love to see everybody contribute to the game, when Ian got in there he tried to make some plays. Two straight layups opened the game up.
Ian's main concern is to get lower taxes for Pfizer through an inversion. He would rather be able to say he pulled this tax inversion off, and now I'm going to let Brent crack the whip and wield the axe.
It was such a delicate and beautifully told story and I have to say, too, secretly for 17 years I've been reading scripts constantly imagining that I could work with Ian McKellen and suddenly there is this script.
James Bond is a total concept put together by Ian Fleming. He was white and Scottish. Period. That is who James Bond is, was, but now (they are) suggesting that the next James Bond should be Idris Elba, a black Briton, rather than a white from Scotland. But that’s not who James Bond is.
When the kids are young, Randi Hagerman’re kind of hypersensitive to what other people think, i ’m past that now, and I ’m thankful that I am. What’s up next ? Medications helpful in treating Fragile X syndrome are a portal to understanding and developing treatments for other intellectual disabilities as well, including autism, Randi Hagerman said. As for Ian, Jayne Dixon Weber said if he continues working at the food store and stays active within his community, he will continue to grow and learn. Despite his developmental delays, Ian’s energy and attitude work in his favor.
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