Usage examples "ian":
- The expedition succeeded: M. de Marian was not in the way, and, happily, not being obliged to stop, I continued my journey without being spoken to by anybody. - "The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book XI.", Jean Jacques Rousseau.
- Who is coming to burn us, Marian? - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
- The most surprising success to me was Ian Hay's The First Hundred Thousand. - "A Dominie in Doubt", A. S. Neill.