Ronan

Ronan - A very unique male name



  Jan 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ronan, meaning little seal, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2423. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ronan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ronan? 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 Ronan. The baby boy name Ronan was given to 545 baby boys in 2012, ranking #465 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,011 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ronan peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 465.



Famous with this name

Saoirse Ronan
Ronan Chapalain
Ronan Flynn


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Ronan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ronan is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #162 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #747.

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 Ronan is where you live.


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Ronan origin and meaning

Ronan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little seal. To see famous people named Ronan, pop culture references for the name Ronan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ronan

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

Ryan / Ronnie / Ramon / Rene / Roman / Ron / Romeo / Ronny / Rowan / Rohan /

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
2012465
2011465
2010511
2009570
2008516
2007555
2006601
2005608
2004651
2003764
2002841
2001859
2000957
19991162
19981585
19972046
19963478
19942612
19802423

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts162
Delaware200
New Hampshire213
Idaho215
District of Columbia235
Washington250
Utah323
Pennsylvania325
Minnesota336
Oregon379
Maryland388
California412
Michigan419
Arizona423
New York424
Indiana428
Colorado429
Illinois432
Virginia438
Connecticut462
Ohio517
Wisconsin529
South Carolina543
Iowa558
Georgia635
North Carolina662
New Jersey687
Florida688
Missouri729
Texas745
Tennessee747

Even more about Ronan


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 Ronan 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 Ronan?

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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ronan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,011
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +545

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