Ronald

Ronald - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ronald, meaning ruler's counselor, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #233. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ronald and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ronald? 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 Ronald. The baby boy name Ronald was given to 756 baby boys in 2012, ranking #380 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,171 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ronald peaked in popularity 76 years ago in 1941 on position 9.



Famous with this name

Ronald Neame
Ronald Allen
Ronald Weiss


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Ronald is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ronald is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #139 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #795.

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 Ronald is where you live.


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Ronald origin and meaning

Ronald is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means ruler's counselor. To see famous people named Ronald, pop culture references for the name Ronald and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ronald

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

Reynaldo / Ronaldo / Reinaldo / Reynold / Renaldo / Raynaldo / Reinhold / Rumaldo / Rinaldo / Renald /

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
2012380
2011341
2010342
2009341
2008310
2007292
2006250
2005254
2004233
2003237
2002227
2001212
2000203
1999186
1998181
1997165
1996156
1995146
1994137
1993122
1992112
1991101
199097
198986
198879
198773
198675
198571
198467
198364
198260
198159
198058
197954
197855
197753
197649
197546
197442
197340
197232
197131
197029
196929
196825
196724
196624
196524
196424
196323
196225
196124
196021
195921
195819
195717
195615
195518
195415
195315
195215
195112
195012
194911
194810
194711
194610
194510
194410
19439
19429
19419
194010
193910
193810
193711
193612
193512
193411
193312
193216
193127
193037
192945
192850
192763
192687
1925104
1924130
1923142
1922146
1921152
1920168
1919171
1918177
1917164
1916165
1915154
1914164
1913166
1912203
1911235
1910233

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia139
Michigan220
Louisiana239
West Virginia261
Pennsylvania274
Florida280
Nevada284
Virginia296
Ohio298
Maryland307
Tennessee310
Georgia319
Alabama325
Oklahoma334
New York337
Illinois337
South Carolina339
Wisconsin343
North Carolina352
New Jersey354
Missouri388
Indiana393
Washington412
Massachusetts439
Kentucky442
California448
Connecticut461
Mississippi462
Arkansas531
Iowa559
Kansas571
Arizona605
Minnesota610
Texas616
Utah705
Colorado795

Even more about Ronald


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 Ronald 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ronald?

2 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
1941
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ronald
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,171
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +756

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