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Ian

Ian is the Scottish version of the classic John and has become a mainstay name of its own. The name debuted in 1935 and has been in the Top 100 since 1982. It’s a strong yet sensitive sounding name that goes over well with parents and girls alike.

Origin

Nicknames

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Syllables

2

International Variations

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Themes

Exotic

Alternate Spellings

Jonnie, Jonn, Jon, Johnn, Ivan, Giovany

Famous Namesakes

Actor Ian McKellen, Actor Ian Ziering, James Bond creator Ian Fleming

Celebrity Babies

Son of John Lithgow, Son of Kate Mulgrew

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