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Meaning and name origin

Ron \ron\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, Scottish, Gaelic and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ron is "mountain of strength; crooked nose; ruler's counselor". Ron is a variant of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on", or possibly of Egyptian origin. Also a variant of Cameron (Scottish, Gaelic): highlands clan name derived from the facial feature (Gaelic "cam srn"). Ron is also used as a variant of Ronald (Old Norse). See also Deron.

There is 1 feminine form of Ron: Ronni.

Ron has 1 variant form: Ronn.


Ron is a very popular first name for males (#221 out of 1220, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#68531 out of 88799, Top 77%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ron for boys (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ron and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aaron (#50), Cameron (#53), Ronald (#397), Ron and Deron. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Cameron, Ronald, Ron, Deron in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron, Cameron, Ronald outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ron is also pronounced similarly to Rain, Rane, Ren, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roan, Roane, Roone, Rowan, Rowen, Royan, Rune, Ryan, Ryen, Ryon and Ryun. Other suggested similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jon, Lon, Ram, Rene, Reno, Rob, Rod, Roe, Rog, Rohan, Roi, Rome, Ronny, Row, Roy, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ron.