Ruan Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Ruane. Spanish (Ruán): possibly from ruán ‘roan’ (a color of horses), a variant of Ruano 2. Chinese : from the name of the state of Ruan, which existed during the later Shang dynasty (sometimes called the Yin dynasty, 1401–1122 bc). After this state was conquered by Wen Wang shortly before the Zhou dynasty displaced the Shang dynasty, the Ruan ruling class adopted the place name as their surname.

List of People with Surname Ruan

According to our database, there are a total of 529 people with the surname Ruan. Among these people surnamed Ruan, there are about 190 unique names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. Maria Ruan, Wei Ruan and Jian Ruan are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Ruan, with 15, 15 and 14 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Ruan, with a total of 191 people, and there are a total of 111 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ruan, with a total of 153 people and an average of 67 unique names.