What does Ramon mean?
Ramon [ra-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.
1 feminine form: Ramona.Creative forms:
(male) Radmon, Ranmon, ..
(female) Raona, .. Middle name pairings:
Ramon Ethen (R.E.), ..
How popular is Ramon?
Ramon is a very prominent first name for men (#196 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#3539 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Ramon reached its highest position of #220 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is at #633 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Ramon (#633 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Raymond (#259 from recent data), Ray (#713), Raymon, Ramone and Ramond. Usage of these relations of Ramon was common in the 1920s (average #758) and is now much lower (#1267, down 92%), with versions like Raymond becoming somewhat dated.
Ramon▼ is pronounced similarly to Romain and Roman▲. Other suggested similar names are Admon, Aimon, Ammon, Armon, Aymon, Baron, Beamon, Cadon, Canon, Caron, Cason▲, Daemon, Daimon, Dajon, Dameon, Damion▼, Damon▼, Damyon, Danon, Daron, Davon▼, Daymon, Eamon, Eaton, Edmon, Faron, Garmon, Garon, Hacon, Hadon, Haimon, Hakon, Harmon▼, Haron, Jalon, Jamon, Jaron▼, Jason▼, Javon, Kadon, Kaemon, Kamdon, Kamron, Ladon, Lajon, Laron, Lavon, Mabon, Maimon, Mason▲, Navon, Radmond (see Redmond), Rain, Rajan, Rama, Ramey, Rami, Ramos, Ramzi, Randon, Raven, Raydon, Remo, Rion, Ron▼, Ryon, Salmon, Saxon, Simon▲, Symon, Taron, Tavon and Tymon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ramon.