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What does Ram mean?

Ram Pronunciation of Ram as a boys' name is pronounced ram. It is of Sanskrit and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ram is "pleasing; supreme". Mythology: as the seventh incarnation of Vishnu, Rama's story is told in the Hindu "Ramayana". Biblical: an ancestor of King David and Jesus.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ra-, mythology, story (literary), biblical, king


VARIANTS Rahm, Rama, Ramos



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How popular is Ram?

Ram is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10629 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ram has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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Similar Names

Ram is alike in pronunciation to Rome. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cam, Ham, Kam, Rab, Rad, Rae, Rai, Raj, Rami, Ramy, Ras, Ray, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ram.

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