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Ieuan is one of several Welsh forms of the male given name John.
Famous people named Ieuan
- Saint Ieuan, 6th-century saint, there is a church dedicated to him in Llantrisant on the Isle of Anglesey.
- Ieuan ab Owain Glyndŵr (c. 1380 – c. 1430), reputed illegitimate son to Owain Glyndŵr, the last native Prince of Wales.
- Ieuan ap Hywel Swrdwal (c. 1430 – c. 1480), Welsh poet – first recorded Welshman to write an English poem.
- Ieuan Gethin ap Ieuan ap Lleision (fl. c. 1450), poet from Glamorgan.
- Ieuan Brydydd Hir (fl. 1450 – 1485), poet and singer from Meirionnydd
- Ieuan Dyfi (c. 1461? – c. 1500), Welsh poet
- Ieuan Gwyllt (1822–1877), bardic name of musician and minister John Roberts.
- Ieuan ap Iago (1809–1878) bardic name of Evan James, poet – famous for writing the lyrics of Hen Wlad fy Nhadau, the national anthem of Wales. The music was written by his son James James (Iago ap Ieuan).
- Ieuan Williams (1909–64), Welsh cricketer – wicketkeeper for Glamorgan.
- Ieuan Rhys Williams (1909–), radio and television actor – starred in a number of films including Noson Lawen.
- Ieuan Wyn Pritchard Roberts, Baron Roberts of Conwy, PC (1930–), Welsh Conservative politician.
- Ieuan Wyn Jones, AM (1949–), former Deputy First Minister for Wales, and leader of Plaid Cymru.
- Ieuan Rhys (1961–), Television and stage actor.
- Ieuan Evans (1964–), former rugby union wing for Wales and the Lions. Rugby correspondent for Sky Sports
- Ieuan Lloyd (1993–), professional swimmer.