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Ramon

What does Ramon mean?

Ramon Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old, protecting (defender), famous.

Variations

Ramon has 3 variants: Ramone, Rayman and Raymon.

Ramon has 13 more related forms via Raymond: Raemond, Raemondo, Raimond, Raimondo, Raimund, Rajmund, Ramond, Ramonde, Ray, Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund and Reymond.

Ramon has 1 feminine form: Ramona.

Creative forms:
(male) Radmon, Ranmon, ..

(female) Ramonah, Ramonne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ramon Kaiser (R.K.), ..

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)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Ramon for boys. Ramon reached its highest position of #220 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is at #633 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ramon outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Ray, Raymon, Raymond in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.


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