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 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).