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What does Ramses mean?

Ramses Pronunciation of Ramses as a boys' name is pronounced RAM-zees. It is of Egyptian origin, and the meaning of Ramses is "begotten by Ra, the sun god". Ramses or Rameses was the name of at least eleven kings of ancient Egypt.


ASSOCIATED WITH sun (star), kings, ancient (old)


VARIANTS Rameses, Ramesses, Ramzan



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How popular is Ramses?

Ramses is a rare given name for males. Ramses is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ramses entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest position of #1177 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #1456 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

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