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Meaning and name origin

Ramona \r(a)-mo-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ra-MOH-nah. It is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Ramona is "protecting hands". Feminine of Ramon and Raymond. Made famous as the name of a successful 19th-century historical novel. Also a character in a popular series of children's books of the same name by Beverly Cleary.

Ramona has 17 variant forms: Mona, Rae, Ramee, Ramie, Ramoena, Ramohna, Ramonda, Ramonde, Ramonita, Ramonna, Ramowna, Remona, Remonna, Romona, Romonda, Romonde and Romonia.


Popularity

Ramona is a very popular first name for females (#296 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ramona for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ramona name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ramona and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mona, Rae, Ramona, Ramonita and Romona. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mona, Rae, Ramona, Ramonita, Romona in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Ramona is also pronounced similarly to Rimona, Romana and Romina. Another suggested similar baby name is Rayona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ramona.

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