What secrets hide behind “Ian” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Ian” is of Scottish origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Nai.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Ain.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Ian’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Ian is a name that suggests you give up what you want so other people can have what they need. Like a six-sided cube, your personality is steady and balanced. You are very creative and artistically oriented but also willing to take action to accomplish your goals. Often you volunteer to work on civic projects and make your fair share of responsibility. Others seek your advice because you carefully listen to their problems.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Ian, they perceive you as someone who is stimulating, idea generator, talkative, and charismatic. You can attract, influence, and inspire people. You are often seen wearing functional clothing that can work for day and night events. You radiate a potential for success that attracts others to your cause.
You have great attention to details from fashion to composition. You are intense, compassionate, generous, artsy, and creative. You can logically interpret conditions and events. You are prone to anxiety so make sure to stick close to projects and have direction.
Your most likely vocation: teacher, philosopher, educator, religious zealot, scientist, minister, instructor, writer, producer of luxury and beauty goods, manager of restaurant, irrigationist, horticulturist, zoologist, shipping magnate.
Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Emerald, turquoise
Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday
Lucky botanicals: Verbena, dog rose, violets, walnuts, all types of beans, apricot, almonds
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“Ian” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Mississippi as reported in the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 10 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1985. A total of 4,029 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 2005 with a total of 6,686 babies. That’s a lot of baby Ians.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Ian” was recorded 227,679 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Ians to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 213,379.
The name first appeared in the year 1912 and given to six newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1982 with a rank of #83 nationwide and was registered 3,581 times as a baby boy’s name. Ian became a popular boy’s name in the state of Vermont in the year 1994. It ranked #26 with 33 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 2014 in the state of California with 890 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Massachusetts for 46 years from 1973 to 2018 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the state of New Hampshire for 46 years (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Ian” was recorded 169,049 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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