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Ramsay meaning and name origin

Ramsay \r(a)-msay, ram-say\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ramsay), is pronounced RAM-zee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ramsay is "garlic island". Also possibly "raven island" or "ram island", or (Old Norse) "strong island". Place name that was originally a common surname in Scotland. English statesman Ramsay McDonald; American Attorney General Ramsey Clark.

Ramsay has 3 variant forms: Ramsey, Ramzey and Ramzi.

Baby names that sound like Ramsay are Ramos and Remus.


Popularity of Ramsay

Ramsay is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4325 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ramsay name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Ramsay with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Ramsay name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Ramsay outside U.S.

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