Meaning and Name Origin
Ramon \r(a)-mon\ as a boys' name is pronounced ra-MOHN. It is of Spanish origin. Variant of Raymond (Old German) "protecting hands". Made famous by silent-movie celebrity of the 1920s, Ramon Novarro. Baseball player Ramon Martinez.
Ramon▼ has 17 more related forms via Raymond: Raemond, Raemondo, Raimond, Raimondo, Raimund, Raimundo, Rajmund, Ramond, Ramonde, Ray▼, Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund, Raymunde, Raymundo▼, Reymond and Reymundo.
Ramon has 1 feminine form: Ramona.
Ramon is a very prominent first name for men (#196 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#3684 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ramon for boys. Ramon reached its highest position of #132 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #647 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Ramon and related names. Prominent related forms of Ramon (#647 last year) are Raymond (#264 last year), Ray (#733), Raymundo and Raymon. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 and is now much lower, with the versions Ramon, Ray, Raymond, Raymundo and Raymon becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)