a masculine name
Origin of IanGael, variant, variety of John
-an: Jeffersonian, reptilian
Origin of -ianFrench or L: French -ien ; from Classical Latin -ianus ; from -i- stem ending + -anus: see -an
- Of, relating to, or resembling: Bostonian.
- One relating to, belonging to, or resembling: academician.
Origin of -ianMiddle English -ien, -ian, from Old French -ien, from Latin -ianus, adj. and n. suff.