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Meaning and name origin

Ramsey \r(a)-msey, ram-sey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ramsey), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ramsey is "garlic island". Ramsey is a variant of Ramsay (Old English): also possibly "raven island" or "ram island", or (Old Norse) "strong island".


Ramsey has 2 variant forms: Ramzey, Ramzi.


Ramsey is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#327 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ramsey for boys. Ramsey reached its highest rank of #935 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ramsey name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Jamsey, Ramey and Ramses. Like Ramsey, these names are not commonly used.