Shayan - boys name

Shayan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Shayan name meaning:

The name Shayan has Persian origins and holds a significant meaning. In Persian, Shayan is derived from two words, "shay" meaning "royal" or "worthy" and "an" meaning "like" or "similar to." Therefore, Shayan can be interpreted as "royal" or "worthy one." This name carries a sense of honor, dignity, and elegance.

Parents who name their son Shayan often hope to instill qualities of leadership, strength, and nobility in their child. The name Shayan reflects aspirations for their child to be respected and revered, possessing qualities fit for a prince. It signifies the parents' desire for their son to stand out and make a positive impact on the world, inspiring others through his actions and character.

In addition to its meaning, the name Shayan also carries a sense of cultural heritage and identity. It reflects the rich Persian culture and traditions, connecting the child to their roots and history. Overall, the name Shayan embodies the hope and expectations parents have for their son, emphasizing his potential for greatness and the desire for him to lead a meaningful and impactful life.

Origin: Irish

Variant of Shea: Courteous.

Related names

Shea , Shae , Shai , Shay , Shayan , Shaye , Shaylon, Shey

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 695 out of 4789

50 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Shayan

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