Ian

Ian is a boy name and means God is gracious. It is a Scottish name and its pronunciation is \ian\. Other similar names and variants include: Davian, Ean, Eann, Eion, Eoin, Eon, Evian, Iain, Ion. Ian is a very popular first name for men (#263 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Famous actors named Ian and their movies

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen

Born on May 25, 1939

  • Age: 81
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 27

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Written by:

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy

Ian McShane
Ian McShane

Born on September 29, 1942

  • Age: 78
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 25

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Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

Directed by: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson

Starring: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Deadwood

Deadwood

Written by:

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

Sitting Target

Sitting Target

Directed by: Douglas Hickox

Starring: Oliver Reed, Jill St. John, Ian McShane, Edward Woodward

Sexy Beast

Sexy Beast

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer

Starring: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman

Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder

Born on December 08, 1978

  • Age: 42
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8

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The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel

Country: United States of America

The Sensation of Sight

The Sensation of Sight

Directed by: Aaron J. Wiederspahn

Starring: David Strathairn, Ian Somerhalder, Daniel Gillies, Jane Adams

Wake

Wake

Directed by: Ellie Kanner

Starring: Bijou Phillips, Ian Somerhalder, Jane Seymour, Danny Masterson

The Tournament

The Tournament

Directed by: Scott Mann

Starring: Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder

Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming

Born on May 28, 1908

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5
Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour

Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour

Directed by: Leslie S. Hiscott

Starring: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Minnie Rayner, Leslie Perrins

Murder at the Baskervilles

Murder at the Baskervilles

Directed by: Thomas Bentley

Starring: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Lyn Harding, John Turnbull

George in Civvy Street

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: George Formby, Rosalyn Boulter, Ronald Shiner, Ian Fleming

Quartet

Directed by: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart

Starring: Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Ian Fleming, Jack Raine

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Famous directors named Ian and their movies

Ian MacNaughton
Ian MacNaughton

Born on December 30, 1925

  • Age: 95
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6
And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Whither Canada?

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Ian Fitzgibbon
Ian Fitzgibbon
  • No. of movies: 5
Episode 1

Episode 1

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Breakfast Wine

Breakfast Wine

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Death of a Superhero

Death of a Superhero

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Death of a Superhero Extra

Death of a Superhero Extra

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Ian Mune
Ian Mune
  • No. of movies: 4
Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere

Directed by: Ian Mune

Came a Hot Friday

Came a Hot Friday

Directed by: Ian Mune

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

Directed by: Ian Mune

Starring: Temuera Morrison, Rudolph Alford, Julian Arahanga, Tony Billy

Ian Adema
Ian Adema
  • No. of movies: 1
Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

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Famous writers named Ian and their books

Ian McEwan
Ian McEwan

Born on June 21, 1948

  • Age: 72
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 12
On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach

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In 1962, Florence and Edward celebrate their wedding in a hotel on the Dorset coast. Yet as they dine, the expectation of their marital duties weighs over them.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

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On a chilly February day, two old friends meet in the throng outside a London crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane.

Saturday

Saturday

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In his triumphant new novel, Ian McEwan, the bestselling author of Atonement, follows an ordinary man through a Saturday whose high promise gradually turns nightmarish.

Atonement

Atonement

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National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin

Born on April 28, 1960

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Saints Of The Shadow Bible

Saints Of The Shadow Bible

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Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-year-old murder investigation resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the pastRebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a

Standing In Another Man'S Grave

Standing In Another Man'S Grave

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"Thrilling...Rebus returns-and welcome." (Kirkus Reviews) For more than ten years, Nina Hazlitt feared the worst about her daughter's disappearance. The police investigation ground to a halt long ago, and her pleas

Ian Frazier
Ian Frazier
  • No. of books: 6
Great Plains

Great Plains

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National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

On the Rez

On the Rez

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Ian Caldwell
Ian Caldwell

Born on March 18, 1976

  • Age: 45
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5
The Fifth Gospel

The Fifth Gospel

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Instant New York Times Bestseller “Masterful...The Fifth Gospel is that rare story: erudite and a page-turner, literary but compulsively readable. It will change the way you look at organized religion, humanity,

The Rule Of Four

The Rule Of Four

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“One part The Da Vinci Code, one part The Name of the Rose and one part A Separate Peace . . . a smart, swift, multitextured tale that both entertains and informs.”—San

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ian a popular name?

Over the years Ian was most popular in 2005. According to the latest US census information Ian ranks #103rd while according to famousnames.vip Ian ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Ian?

According to the US census in 2018, 4681 boys were born named Ian, making Ian the #79th name more popular among boy names. In 2005 Ian had the highest rank with 6702 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Ian?

Ian is #79th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Ian more popular ?

The name Ian was more popular in 2005 with 6702 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Ian

The last time a baby was named Ian was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Ian?

In 2018 there were 4681 baby boys named Ian.

Who is a famous person named Ian?

There a several famous people named Ian, for example actor Ian Somerhalder, director Ian MacNaughton, musician Ian Whitcomb.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Ian?

A famous actor/actress named Ian is Ian Somerhalder, starring in 8 movies, including The Sensation of Sight and The Rules of Attraction.

Who is a famous director named Ian?

A famous director named Ian is Ian MacNaughton, who directed 6 movies, including Whither Canada? and Dinsdale!.

Who is a famous singer named Ian?

A famous singer named Ian is Ian Whitcomb, with over 6 songs, including You Turn Me On (Turn On Song) and Ian Whitcomb's Comedy Songs: 24 Slices of Unadulterated Fun!.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Ian?

There are 73 actors named Ian including Ian Somerhalder and Ian McKellen who appeared in movies such as The Sensation of Sight and The Good Liar.

How many famous directors are named Ian?

There are 21 directors named Ian including Ian MacNaughton and Ian Fitzgibbon who directed movies such as Whither Canada? and Episode 1.

How many famous writers are named Ian?

There are 6 writers named Ian including Ian McEwan and Ian Rankin who wrote books such as Saints Of The Shadow Bible and The Children Act.