Ryan

Originated from the surname Riain. Not particularly well-known at the beginning of the 20th century it slowly increased in usage during the 1940s and then quickly gained popularity in 1970 when actor Ryan O'Neal starred in the film "Love Story." Baseball player Ryne Sandberg uses a variation of the name.

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Boys: Ranked #30 in 2013
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Irish
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Ryan Newman (NASCAR driver)
Ryan Cabrera (musician/actor)
Ryan Seacrest (television host)
Ryan Gosling (actor)
Nolan Ryan (Baseball Hall of Famer)
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