Rian - Wikipedia

Rian is both a given name and a surname,it is also a variant of the name Ryan. Notable people with the name include:

Given name[edit]

  • Rian Antonelli (born 1991), American comedian, musician
  • Rian Dawson, drummer for American pop punk band All Time Low
  • Rian Hughes, British graphic designer, illustrator, and comics artist
  • Rian James (1899–1953), American screenwriter
  • Rian Johnson (born 1973), American film director, writer, and producer
  • Rian Lindell (born 1977), American National Football League placekicker
  • Rian Malan (born 1954), South African author, journalist, and songwriter
  • Rian Marques (born 1982), Brazilian footballer currently playing in Thailand
  • Rian Sukmawan (born 1984), Indonesian professional badminton player
  • Rian Wallace (born 1982), American former football player
  • Rian, a fictional character from Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and J.M. Lee's tie-in novels


  • Erlend Rian (1941–2020), Norwegian politician and newspaper editor
  • Espen Rian (born 1981), Norwegian Nordic combined skier
  • Johannes Rian (1891–1981), Norwegian painter
  • Øystein Rian (born 1945), Norwegian historian, brother of Erlend Rian

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