Meaning and Origin of: Riordan

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Gaelic : Poet

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced form of O’Riordan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ríoghbhárdáin ‘descendant of Rióghbhárdán’, a byname composed of the elements ríogh- ‘royal’ + a diminutive of bárd ‘bard’, ‘poet’.