Ian

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See also: ian, ían, iän, -ian, -ían, -յան, and Ian.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈiː.ən/, /ˈaɪ.ən/

Proper noun[edit]

Ian

  1. A male given name from Scottish Gaelic Eòin, equivalent to English John.
    • 1975, Robertson Davies, World of Wonders, →ISBN, page 736:
      “If you want a Scotch name why don’t you call him Jock?” Macgregor looked disgusted. “Because Jock is not a name, but a diminutive, as everybody knows well. It is the diminutive of John. And John is not a Scots name. The Scots form of that name is Ian. If you want to call him Ian Fetch, I shall say no more”.

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Ian, from Scottish Gaelic Eóin.

Noun[edit]

Ian

  1. a male given name from Scottish Gaelic

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Ian, from Scottish Gaelic Eóin, from Old Irish Iohain, from Latin Iōannēs, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוֹחָנָן(Yôḥānān, literally God is gracious).

Proper noun[edit]

Ian

  1. a male given name from Scottish Gaelic
  2. a female given name

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Ian.

Anagrams[edit]

ani, nia


Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Ian, from Scottish Gaelic Eóin.

Noun[edit]

Ian

  1. a male given name from Scottish Gaelic

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Ian. Doublet of João, Ivan, Jean, Ruan, and Geovane

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Proper noun[edit]

Ian m

  1. A male given name from English