What does Ron mean?
Ron \ron\ 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 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 44 more alternative forms via Aaron, Cameron, Ronald: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaro, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arand, Arek, Aren, Arend, Ari, Arin, Arnie, Aron▼, Aronne, Arran, Arron▼, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Cam, Camron▼, Erin▼, Haroun, Ranald, Ronal, Ronaldo▼, Rondale, Roneld, Ronell, Ronello, Ronnie▼ and Ronny▼.
Ron has 1 feminine form: Ronni.
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), Arran, Arron, Cameron (#53), Camron (#792), Deron, Erin, Ronald (#397), Ronaldo, Ronnie (#755) and Ronny. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4354%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.2691%, down 38.2%), with versions such as Aron, Camron, Ronald, Ronaldo and Ronnie 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, 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.