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Gender: Female Pronunciation: REE-an-on Meaning of Rhiannon: "divine queen" Origin of Rhiannon: Welsh

The name Rhiannon is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "divine queen". Rhiannon and is often added to lists like British Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".

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Most of us had never heard this lovely Welsh name with links to the moon until we heard the 1976 smash hit Fleetwood Mac song of that name, with lyrics by Stevie Nicks. That same year it popped onto the U.S. Top 1000 at Number 593.

After giving his four boys extreme rebel names, director Robert Rodriguez bestowed this sweet name on his first daughter.

According to Celtic legend, Rhiannon's birds sang more sweetly than any others; she herself was known for being forthright and witty.

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Famous People Named Rhiannon

Rhiannon Marie Fish, Australian actress
Rhiannon Giddens, American musician of band Carolina Chocolate Drops
Rhiannon Jeffrey, American swimmer
Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, American actress
Rhiannon Sarah Margaret Drake, English actress
Rhiannon Lassiter, English novelist
Rhiannon McGavin, American poet and Youth Poet Laureate for Los Angeles' Get Lit Poet Organization
Rhiannon Elizabeth Rodriguez (b. 2006), daughter of director Robert Rodriguez

Pop Culture References for the name Rhiannon

'Rhiannon,' song by Fleetwood Mac
Rhiannon Abernathy, character in film "Easy A"
Rhiannon Lawrence, Topanga's mom on TV's "Boy Meets World"
Rhiannon Marcus, character on TV's "Party of Five"
Rhiannon, character in "Every Day" by David Levithan
Rhiannon MacCallan, character in the Partholon series by PC Cast
Rhiannon Bates, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Related: Rhian, Rhianwen, Riona (Rioghnach)
Rhiannon, character in Melody Carlson's "Carter House Girls"

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