Riordan is a surname of Irish origin; "Rearden" is a variant of it. It may refer to:

  • Ann Fienup-Riordan (born 1948), American cultural anthropologist
  • Bill Riordan (1908–1973), Australian politician from Queensland; minister for the navy 1946–1949
  • Cory Riordan (born 1986), American minor league baseball pitcher
  • Daniel J. Riordan (1870–1923), American politician from New York; U.S. representative 1899–1923
  • Daniel Riordan (born 1984), Irish professional rugby union player
  • Daniel Riordan (contemporary), American voice actor
  • Darby Riordan (1888–1936), Australian politician from Queensland; member of the House of Representatives 1929–36
  • Derek Riordan (born 1983), Scottish professional football player
  • Joe Riordan (born 1930), Australian politician and government minister
  • John Riordan (1903–1988), American mathematician and author
  • Linda Riordan (born 1953), British politician; MP from Halifax since 2005
  • Maurice Riordan (born 1953), Irish poet, translator, and editor
  • Michael Riordan (1889–1967), Irish-American police officer; chief of police of San Francisco, California
  • Mike Riordan (born 1945), American professional basketball player
  • Pat Riordan (born 1979), Canadian rugby union player
  • Patrick William Riordan (1841–1914), American Roman Catholic archbishop
  • Paul F. Riordan (1920–1944), American army officer; recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Richard Riordan (born 1930), American politician from California; mayor of Los Angeles 1993–2001
  • Rick Riordan (born 1964), American author
  • Steva Riordan (1876-after 1908), Irish hurler
  • Terry Riordan (born 1973), American professional lacrosse player
  • James Fergus Riordan (born 1997), Spanish actor
Fictional characters
  • Dallas Riordan, character in the Marvel Comics universe.
  • Nita Riordan, character in Louis L'Amour's Kilkenny books.

The Riordans was a soap opera that ran on Radio Telefís Éireann (Irish television) during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Steva Riordan
... Stephen "Steva" Riordan (born 1876) was an Irish hurler who played as a half-forward for the Cork senior team ... Riordan made his first appearance for the team during the 1902 championship and was a regular member of the starting seventeen until his retirement after the 1908 championship ... An All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions, Riordan captained the team to the All-Ireland title in 1903 ...
Murder Of Jennifer Moore - Investigation and Arrest - Prostitute Accomplice
... a 20-year old female prostitute named Krystal Riordan, who allegedly helped Coleman in the disposal of Moore's body and was also arrested ... Riordan was later charged with a felony murder with the kidnapping of Moore who investigators say was raped, beaten and strangled in a Weehawken hotel on ... Riordan had been accused of participating with her boyfriend, Draymond Coleman, 35, in crimes leading to Moore's death ...
Michael Paul Riordan - Riordan and Edmund Rice
... Riordan is best remembered for his opposition to his congregation's founder, Brother Edmund Ignatius Rice ... Riordan's disdain for Rice was only comparable to fellow North Monastery brother Joseph Leonard, and he has been described as Rice's "staunchest critic" ...
Murder Of Jennifer Moore - Krystal Riordan's Plea
... In May 2010, Krystal Riordan, then 24 years old, turned down a plea deal under which she would have been released after 10 years and opted to go to trail where she was found guilty for her role in the ... Both, Moore's parents and Riordan's adoptive parents were in the courtroom for the sentencing ... to impose the maximum sentence of 40 years on Riordan and to discount the testimony of a "rough childhood" as a mitigating factor, then he made this statement “There is ...