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Rayan (Arabic: ريان‎) is a unisex given name of cross-cultural origin. In Arabic, Rayan refers to the heavens, in Persian, it is a fragrant herb or “wise,”. While in India it’s a term referring to an authority figure. Irish version meaning “little king.”

Spelling variant: Ryann, Ryon or Rian. A similar name, Reyana (ريّان), is the name of one of Islam's Heaven gates through which only the observers of Ramadan would enter on the Day of Resurrection.[1]

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  1. ^ "What are the doors to Jannah/Paradise in Islam?". about.com. Retrieved 8 December 2016.