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What does Ormond mean?

Ormond Pronunciation of Ormond [or-mond] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ormond is "mountain of bears; spear or ship protector". Also (Irish, Gaelic) "red". An Irish surname.

Associated with: old english, mountain, spear (warrior), protector (defender), red, surname.


Ormond has 2 variants: Ormand and Ormonde.

Related boy name: Armand.

Creative forms:
(male) Ormonder, ..

(female) Ormondra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ormond Vaughn (O.V.), ..

How popular is Ormond?

Ormond is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#12698 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ormond entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #1851 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Armand is the only other prominent varying form of Ormond rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Ormond were popular 105 years ago (usage of 0.03%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ormond, Armand in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ormond is alike in pronunciation to Armande, Armond and Armonde. Other suggested similar names are Aimond (see Aimon), Armon, Armondo, Armoni, Demond, Edmond, Egmond, Esmond, Jamond, Lamond, Lemond, Orford, Orion, Orland, Orlondo, Orman, Ormondo, Oron, Orson, Orton, Oryon, Osmond, Osmonde (see Osman), Osmont (see Osman), Osmund and Ramond. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ormond.

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