Asked in English to ItalianNames and Name Meanings
What is 'Ryan' when translated from English to Italian?
April 22, 2014 4:34PM
Ryan is an English loan name in Italian. The feminine/masculine forename or surname originates in the Irish Gaelic RÃan, which translates into English as "little king" and Italian as piccolo re or sovranino. The respective pronunciations in Italian will be "REE-an" or "REYE-an" for the loan name and "PEEK-ko-lo reh" and "SO-vra-NEE-no" for the literal Italian translations.