Ramona

Ramona - A very unique female name



  Sep 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ramona, meaning wise protector, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #443. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ramona and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ramona? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ramona. The baby girl name Ramona was given to 149 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1206 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,485 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ramona peaked in popularity 89 years ago in 1928 on position 117.



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Ramona is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ramona is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #246 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,625.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ramona is where you live.


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Ramona origin and meaning

Ramona is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means wise protector. To see famous people named Ramona, pop culture references for the name Ramona and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ramona

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ramona, sorted by popularity.

Renee / Rena / Ryan / Rene / Rhiannon / Reyna / Renae / Reina / Raina / Rowan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121206
20111379
20101648
20092005
20081912
20072186
20062500
20052452
20042308
20032093
20022148
20012495
20002269
19991856
19981884
19971862
19961517
19951513
19941356
19931644
19921158
19911184
19901172
19891062
1988849
1987833
1986873
1985807
1984859
1983655
1982615
1981600
1980596
1979511
1978498
1977398
1976439
1975400
1974397
1973356
1972335
1971321
1970310
1969286
1968261
1967263
1966249
1965241
1964237
1963228
1962215
1961213
1960215
1959204
1958209
1957201
1956199
1955195
1954194
1953205
1952222
1951230
1950234
1949255
1948266
1947250
1946269
1945268
1944264
1943238
1942245
1941219
1940209
1939199
1938190
1937188
1936197
1935196
1934189
1933178
1932180
1931164
1930149
1929120
1928117
1927285
1926314
1925316
1924325
1923334
1922363
1921334
1920335
1919353
1918347
1917367
1916366
1915399
1914373
1913361
1912440
1911439
1910443

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon246
Minnesota679
Wisconsin684
Oklahoma796
Colorado849
Massachusetts905
Washington908
Illinois1049
Missouri1065
Pennsylvania1066
Ohio1081
Michigan1168
Virginia1301
New York1352
California1371
Florida1383
Texas1625

Even more about Ramona


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ramona a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ramona?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1928
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ramona
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 9,485
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +149

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