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What does Ramon mean?

Ramon Pronunciation of Ramon as a boys' name is pronounced ra-MOHN. It is of Spanish origin. Variant of Raymond (Old German) "protecting hands". Made famous by silent-movie celebrity of the 1920s, Ramon Novarro. Baseball player Ramon Martinez.


ASSOCIATED WITH old, protecting (defender), famous


VARIANTS Ramone, Rayman, Raymon

RELATED FORMS VIA RAYMOND Raemond, Raemondo, Raimond, Raimondo, Raimund, Rajmund, Ramond, Ramonde, Ray, Rayment, Raymondo, Raymund, Reymond


(male) Radmon, ..

(female) Raona, ..

Ramon Cristopher (R.C.), ..

How popular is Ramon?

Ramon is a very prominent first name for men (#196 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#3539 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ramon reached its highest position of #220 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is at #731 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramon name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Ramon (#731 FROM RECENT DATA) rated in the Top 2000 are Raymond (#299), Ray (#728), Ramond, Ramone and Raymon. Usage of these relations of Ramon was common in the 1920s (AVERAGE #758) and is now much lower (#1293, DOWN 93%), with versions like Raymond becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Ray, Raymon, Raymond in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ramon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ramon is pronounced similarly to Romain and Roman. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Admon, Aimon, Ammon, Armon, Aymon, Beamon, Cadon, Caron, Daemon, Dagon, Daimon, Dajon, Dameon, Damion, Damon, Damyon, Danon, Daron, Davon, Eamon, Eaton, Edmon, Faron, Faxon, Garmon, Garon, Hacon, Hadon, Haimon, Hakon, Harmon, Haron, Jamon, Jason, Javon, Kadon, Kaemon, Kamdon, Kamron, Kanon, Kason, Ladon, Lajon, Lakon, Laron, Lavon, Macon, Mason, Navon, Paton, Radmond (see Redmond), Raemond, Rajan, Ram, Rami, Ramond, Ramos, Ramy, Ramzan, Ramzi, Raven, Rawson, Raydon, Remo, Ron, Samson, Saxon, Simon, Symon, Talon, Taron, Tavon and Tymon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ramon.