Meaning and name origin
Ramon \r(a)-mon\ as a boy's 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.
There is 1 feminine form of Ramon: Ramona.
Ramon is a very popular first name for males (#196 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3684 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ramon for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ramon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Raymond (#264), Ramon (#647) and Raymon. (2014 statistics).