What does Ian mean?

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  1. Ian(ProperNoun)


  2. 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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2038

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ian' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1592

Anagrams for Ian »

  1. ani, ANI

  2. ina, Ina

  3. NIA

  4. ANI

  5. Ina


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jiten Agarwal:

    Ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and its greatness.

  2. Stephen Curry:

    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.

  3. Raghuram Selvaraju:

    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.

  4. Bill Condon:

    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.

  5. Jiten Agarwal:

    It is not every day that one meets a genuine hero -- a person who risks his life for another, and takes a bullet for a complete stranger, ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and its greatness.

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