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Ron

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1919 6 0 6
1920 5 0 5
1925 6 0 6
1926 10 0 10
1927 7 0 7
1929 8 0 8
1930 13 0 13
1931 17 0 17
1932 24 0 24
1933 38 0 38
1934 65 0 65
1935 84 0 84
1936 93 0 93
1937 137 0 137
1938 142 0 142
1939 198 0 198
1940 215 0 215
1941 292 0 292
1942 425 0 425
1943 522 0 522
1944 523 0 523
1945 545 0 545
1946 829 0 829
1947 922 0 922
1948 770 0 770
1949 526 0 526
1950 348 0 348
1951 287 0 287
1952 277 0 277
1953 349 0 349
1954 402 0 402
1955 499 0 499
1956 763 0 763
1957 1,281 0 1,281
1958 1,700 0 1,700
1959 1,876 0 1,876
1960 1,892 0 1,892
1961 1,838 0 1,838
1962 1,711 5 1,706
1963 1,597 5 1,592
1964 1,334 0 1,334
1965 1,144 0 1,144
1966 939 0 939
1967 851 8 843
1968 823 6 817
1969 1,013 8 1,005
1970 784 0 784
1971 674 7 667
1972 504 5 499
1973 410 0 410
1974 377 0 377
1975 327 7 320
1976 345 0 345
1977 317 7 310
1978 270 0 270
1979 282 0 282
1980 302 7 295
1981 242 0 242
1982 241 0 241
1983 185 5 180
1984 178 0 178
1985 176 0 176
1986 185 0 185
1987 168 0 168
1988 147 0 147
1989 184 0 184
1990 191 0 191
1991 155 0 155
1992 135 0 135
1993 141 0 141
1994 119 0 119
1995 127 0 127
1996 123 0 123
1997 117 0 117
1998 103 0 103
1999 106 0 106
2000 95 0 95
2001 88 0 88
2002 79 0 79
2003 86 0 86
2004 74 0 74
2005 84 0 84
2006 92 0 92
2007 69 0 69
2008 49 0 49
2009 63 0 63
2010 58 0 58
2011 53 0 53
2012 59 0 59
2013 41 0 41
2014 62 0 62
2015 38 0 38

Want to know about the popularity of the Ron baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,051 babies born with the name Ron in the United States. That's more than enough Rons to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ron" was in 1960 with a total of 1,892 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rons)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ron" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 355 babies in California have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 1,700 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ron" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ron as well as things modernly associated with the name Ron such as celebrities named Ron.

Origin and Meaning of Ron

The name "Ron" is of English origin, and it means "Counsel rule". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman is an actor and voice artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Ron was born in 1950 as Ronald N. Perlman in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Ron Howard

Ron Howard is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to present. Ron was born in 1954 as Ronald William Howard in Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Ron White

Ron White is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Ron was born in 1956 as Ronald Dee White in Fritch, Texas, U.S.

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Ron Artest

Ron Artest is a nba biography. Ron was born in 1979 in Queens, New York.

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Ron Jeremy

Ron Jeremy is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Ron was born in 1953 as Ronald Jeremy Hyatt in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Ron Livingston

Ron Livingston is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Ron was born in 1968 as Ronald Joseph Livingston in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ron

Ron Paul
Ron Swanson
Ron Johnson
Ron Desantis
Ron Wyden

Alternative Meanings

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Onr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ron born Jul 15, 2002

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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