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What does Ramsey mean?

Ramsey /ram-sey/ as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Ramsey). Ramsey's name origin is Old English, and the name Ramsey means "garlic island". Ramsey is a version, with the suffix -ey, of Ramsay (Old English): also possibly "raven island".

Associated with: old english

Variations

Ramsey has 2 variants: Ramzey and Ramzi.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Raisey, Ransey, ..

(female) Ramney, Ramsa, ..

How popular is Ramsey?

Ramsey is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#373 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ramsey for boys. Ramsey entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #931 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #1649. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE RAMSEY

Recommended names are Casey, Darsey, Halsey, Jamey, Jamsey, Kamrey, Kasey, Massey, Radley, Raines, Rameses, Ramey, Ramos, Ramsden, Ramses, Ramy, Rance, Randey, Range, Ransley, Ransly (see Ransley), Rawley, Raynes, Remmey, Romney, Sammey and Tamsen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ramsey.


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