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What does Ron mean?

Ron Pronunciation of Ron as a boys' name has its roots in Hebrew and Old Norse, and the meaning of the name Ron is "mountain of strength; crooked nose; ruler's counselor". Ron is a variant form 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


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, mountain, strength, ruler (king), counselor



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA AARON, CAMERON, RONALD Aeron, Ahron, Aran, Aren, Ari, Arin, Aron, Arron, Arun, Auron, Ayron, Cam, Erin, Ronal, Roneld, Ronell, Ronnie, Ronny




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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)

Ron was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #208 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Ron are Aaron (#60 VIA LATEST LIST), Aren (#1909), Ari (#374), Arin, Aron (#825), Arron, Arun, Cam (#1931), Cameron (#69), Deron, Erin, Ronal, Ronald (#493), Ronell, Ronn, Ronnie (#889) and Ronny. These forms of Ron were favored in the 1940s (AVERAGE #1342) and are now significantly less common (#1475, 67.7% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Ron becoming less fashionable. Ari is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ron, Aaron, Aren, Ari, Arin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aron, Arron, Arun, Cam, Cameron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deron, Erin, Ronal, Ronald, Ronell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ronn, Ronnie, Ronny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ron is alike in pronunciation to Rain, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ren, Renne, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roan, Roane, Roone, Rowan, Rowen, Royan, Rune, Ryan, Ryen, Ryne, Ryon and Ryun. Other recommended sound-alike names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jon, Lon, Rob, Rod, Roe, Rog, Roi, Row, Roy, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ron.

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