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pinWhat does Ramona mean?

Ramona /ra-mona/ as a girls' 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 variants: Mona, Rae, Ramee, Ramie, Ramoena, Ramohna, Ramonda, Ramonde, Ramonita, Ramonna, Ramowna, Remona, Remonna, Romona, Romonda, Romonde and Romonia.

Kreatif forms: Rammona, Ramna, Ramora. [more]

pinHow popular is Ramona?

Ramona is a very prominent first name for women (#296 out of 4276, Top 7%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#140756 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Ramona for girls. Ramona reached its highest rank of #161 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Romona, Ramonita, Rae and Mona are the popular related forms of Ramona listed in the Top 1000. These forms of Ramona were favored as baby names during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.498%) and have become significantly less common since, with the forms Mona, Rae, Ramona and Ramonita becoming less trendy.

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

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

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Ramona is alike in pronunciation to Rimona, Romana and Romina. Other suggested similar baby names are Aarona, Armona, Demona, Dimona, Hamna, Hazona, Jamina, Javona, Latona, Madona, Pamina, Pomona, Raina, Rama, Rana, Ranna, Ravena, Ravina, Rayana, Rayna, Rayona, Rhona, Rianon, Riona, Romane, Romene, Romola, Rona, Sadona, Simona, Symona, Talona, Tamora, Varona, Yamina and Yarona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ramona.