Ryan

king
ORIGIN: Gaelic
POPULARITY: 44
Before Aiden and Liam came calling, Ryan was one of the most popular Irish names for boys. From 1976 to 2009, parents made Ryan an American favorite, according to Social Security Administration rankings. The name made a cheerful alternative to the hugely popular Kevin and Brian. Today the kingly Ryan consistently wins over upstarts Rylan and Ryland and is sometimes used as a girls' name too.

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