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What does Rama mean?

Rama Pronunciation of Rama [ra-ma] as a girls' name is pronounced RAH-mah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rama is "on high, exalted". The Hindu deity Vishnu is a kind god who appears in two forms as Rama.

Associated with: high (great), exalted, kind (gracious).


Rama has 1 variant: Ramah.

1 masculine form: Ram.

Creative forms:
(female) Rada, Ruema, ..

(male) Ragh, Rameo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rama Rori (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rama?

Rama is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#25356 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rama has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rama name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rama outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rama is alike in pronunciation to Ramee, Ramie, Rayma, Remi, Remie, Remmy, Remy, Rhemy, Rima, Roma, Romea, Romi, Romma and Romy. Other recommended names are Bama, Cama, Dama, Jama, Kama, Pama, Rafa, Rain, Raina, Raja, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Raya, Rayna, Rena, Riana, Rina, Roana, Rona, Ryana and Tama. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rama.

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