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National Ryan Day

Calling all Ryans! It's time to celebrate National Ryan Day and show the world why your name is the best. Share your favorite memories, stories, and photos.
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Get ready to celebrate all the Ryans out there on National Ryan Day on October 14! This day is dedicated to everyone with the name Ryan, which has been a popular name for boys since the 1970s. It's also a fun way to honor the many famous Ryans in the world, from actors and musicians to athletes and politicians. So whether you're a Ryan yourself or know someone with this awesome name, be sure to join in on the festivities and spread some love for all things "Ryan"!

History of National Ryan Day

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popularity of the Name Ryan</div><div class='timeline-text'>The name Ryan significantly rose in popularity during the 1970s in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Famous Ryans Emerge</div><div class='timeline-text'>More Ryans started to make a name for themselves in the entertainment industry during the 1990s, like actor Ryan Phillippe and singer Ryan Cabrera.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ryan Lochte Breaks World Record</div><div class='timeline-text'>Swimmer Ryan Lochte broke the world record in the 200-meter backstroke at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ryan Gosling's Rise in Hollywood</div><div class='timeline-text'>Actor Ryan Gosling received widespread recognition and acclaim for his roles in "Drive" and "Crazy, Stupid, Love" in 2011.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Paul Ryan Runs for Vice President</div><div class='timeline-text'>Republican politician Paul Ryan was the Vice Presidential nominee with Mitt Romney in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Ryan Day Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first National Ryan Day was celebrated, honoring everyone with the name Ryan on October 14, 2016.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Ryan Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a Ryan-themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite all your friends named Ryan and have a fun party celebrating them! Decorate with Ryan-inspired decorations and serve Ryan's favorite foods.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a Ryan scavenger hunt</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Hide clues and items related to famous Ryans (Gosling, Reynolds, Seacrest, etc.) around the house or neighborhood and have your friends compete to see who can find them all first.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a Ryan look-alike contest</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Encourage your friends named Ryan to dress up as their favorite Ryan (or any famous person named Ryan) and have a contest for the best look-alike. Bonus points for nailing the iconic hairstyles.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Watch movies starring Ryans</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Have a movie marathon featuring films with Ryan as the lead actor. Some suggestions include "The Notebook," "Deadpool," "La La Land," and "Drive."</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Send Ryan-themed gifts or cards</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Spread some Ryan love by sending your friends named Ryan personalized gifts or cards with a special message just for them. It's sure to make their day!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Ryan Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Celebrating a special group of people</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Ryan Day is a chance to recognize and celebrate all the wonderful individuals named Ryan. It's a day to honor their unique qualities and contributions to the world.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Bringing people together</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're a Ryan yourself or know someone with the name, National Ryan Day is a great opportunity to connect and bond over your shared name. It's a day to celebrate your name and the community it brings.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Paying tribute to influential Ryans</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>There have been many famous and accomplished individuals with the name Ryan, from actors and athletes to politicians and musicians. National Ryan Day is a chance to remember and honor these influential figures who share the same name.</p></div></div>

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When is National Ryan Day?

National Ryan Day is celebrated on October 14th every year. In 2024 National Ryan Day will occur on a Monday.

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