What does the name Ian mean? The meaning of the name Ian is God Is Gracious. The origin of the name Ian is Scottish. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Ean
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Name Notes: Celtic version of John. Pronounced "EE-an." Ian Ziering, actor, pronounces his name "EYE-an"