What does Ron mean?
Ron /ron/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name. Ron's roots are Hebrew, Scottish, Gaelic and Old Norse, and the meaning of the name Ron is "mountain of strength; crooked nose; ruler's counselor". Ron is a variant transcription of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on". Ron is also a variation of Cameron (Scottish, Gaelic). Ron is also used as a variation of Ronald (Old Norse). See also Deron.
Ron▼ has 1 variant: Ronn.
Ron has 1 feminine form: Ronni.Kreatif forms: Ronney, Ronno. [more]
How popular is Ron?
Ron is a very popular first name for men (#221 out of 1220, Top 18%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#24083 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Ron for boys. Ron was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #222 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Ron and associated names. Popular varying forms of Ron are Aaron (#50 a year ago), Ari (#441), Aron (#745), Arron, Cameron (#53), Deron, Erin, Ronald (#397), Ronnie (#755) and Ronny. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5542%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.3235%, 41.6% less), with versions such as Aron, Erin, Ronald, Ronnie and Ronny falling out of fashion. Aaron (#50), Ari (#441) and Cameron (#53) are three of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, with Aaron enjoying a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Ron▼ is alike in pronunciation to Rain, Rane, Ren, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roan, Roane, Roone, Rowan▲, Rowen▲, Royan, Rune, Ryan▲, Ryen, Ryne▼, Ryon and Ryun. Other recommended similar baby names are Con, Don▼, Eon, Ion, Jon▼, Lon▼, Ram, Rene▼, Reno, Rob▼, Rod▼, Roe, Rog, Rohan▲, Roi, Rome, Row, Roy▼, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ron.