Meaning:Great queen; Goddess
A form of the Welsh Rhiannon, Riannon is a feminine appellation with the eminent meanings “great queen” and “goddess.” Derived from the ancient Rigantona, Riannon honors the Celtic goddess of fertility, often associated with horses and the goddess Epona. In the Mabinogi, a collection of medieval Welsh stories, Rhiannon is a strong-willed and intelligent woman from the Celtic Otherworld. Dropping the “h,” Riannon gains a contemporary feel while maintaining a timeless spirit for the high-minded and the brave. With a name like Riannon, baby can proudly shine like the goddess they are.
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