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What does Ramesses mean?

Ramesses Pronunciation of Ramesses [ramess-es] as a boys' name is of Egyptian origin, and Ramesses means "begotten by Ra, the sun god". Ramesses is an alternate form of Ramses (Egyptian): Ramses.

Associated with: sun.


Ramesses has 1 variant: Rameses.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Ramesses Eamon (R.E.), ..

How popular is Ramesses?

Ramesses is an unusual first name for men. Ramesses is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Ramesses (outside Top 2000) is Ramses (#1466 from recent data). Adoption of this relation of Ramesses was more pronounced in 2008 (adoption of 0.01%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.01%, 20% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramses in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eames, James, Jamesie, Jimenes, Manases, Narses, Orestes, Rabee, Radames, Rafee, Raheem, Raines, Ramey, Ramirez, Ramonde (see Raymond), Ramone, Ramos, Ramsay, Ramsden, Ramsey, Ramzey, Ransley, Rasmus, Rastus, Ravee, Raynes, Rees, Reese, Reeves, Remee, Reyes, Romanes, Rosse, Russel, Ulysses and Ximenes. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ramesses.

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