What does Ramsey mean?
Ramsey /ram-sey/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used 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".
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ramsey for boys. Ramsey entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #935 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)