Ian | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Ian.

The meaning of Ian is 'gift from God' and the name is of Scottish origin. It is a name typically given to boys. The name is a variant of John which derives from Yochanan, meaning 'God is gracious'. The name is composed of the elements 'yo', meaning 'God' and 'chanan', meaning 'to be gracious'. A popular Ian is Ian Somerhalder who played Damon Salvatore in 'The Vampire Diaries'. Another notable bearer of the name is Ian Fleming, a British writer who is the creator of the popular 'James Bond' spy novels. A popular variant of this name is Iain.


Ian is most often associated with the gender: male.

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Spelling of Ian

I-A-N , is a 3-letter male given name.

Origins Of Ian


Locations featuring Ian

Iandê Shopping
Ian's Pizza on State
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Ian Fleming International Airport

Songs About Ian

Ian Anderson Interview

Ian Curtis


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