< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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How popular is the baby name Ram in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 8 0 8
1971 7 0 7
1972 9 0 9
1973 6 0 6
1974 7 0 7
1975 9 0 9
1976 12 0 12
1977 7 0 7
1978 8 0 8
1979 7 0 7
1980 9 0 9
1981 10 0 10
1982 11 0 11
1983 8 0 8
1984 9 0 9
1985 6 0 6
1986 7 0 7
1987 8 0 8
1988 13 0 13
1989 10 0 10
1990 7 0 7
1991 9 0 9
1992 11 0 11
1993 11 0 11
1994 9 0 9
1995 12 0 12
1996 17 0 17
1997 12 0 12
1998 12 0 12
1999 18 0 18
2000 11 0 11
2001 17 0 17
2002 18 0 18
2003 17 0 17
2004 23 0 23
2005 19 0 19
2006 28 0 28
2007 18 0 18
2008 29 0 29
2009 26 0 26
2010 22 0 22
2011 41 0 41
2012 32 0 32
2013 39 0 39
2014 39 0 39
2015 30 0 30

Want to know about the popularity of the Ram baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 698 babies born with the name Ram in the United States. That's more than enough Rams to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ram" was in 2011 with a total of 41 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ram" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 17 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ram popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Ram

The name "Ram" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Godlike". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ram
  1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup.
  2. [Astron]
    1. Aries, the sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of March.
    2. The constellation Aries, which does not now, as formerly, occupy the sign of the same name.
  3. An engine of war used for butting or battering.
    1. In ancient warfare, a long beam suspended by slings in a framework, and used for battering the walls of cities; a battering-ram.
    2. A heavy steel or iron beak attached to the prow of a steam war vessel for piercing or cutting down the vessel of an enemy; also, a vessel carrying such a beak.
  4. A hydraulic ram. See under Hydraulic.
  5. The weight which strikes the blow, in a pile driver, steam hammer, stamp mill, or the like.
  6. The plunger of a hydraulic press.

Etymology: AS. ramm ram; akin to OHG. & D. ram, Prov. G. ramm, and perh. to Icel. ramr strong

verb Ram
  1. To butt or strike against; to drive a ram against or through; to thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive together; to cram; as, to ram an enemy's vessel; to ram piles, cartridges, etc. "They rammed me in with foul shirts, and smocks, socks, foul stockings, greasy napkins." [Shak.]
  2. To fill or compact by pounding or driving."A ditch . . . was filled with some sound materials, and rammed to make the foundation solid." [Arbuthnot.]
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Uncastrated adult male sheep
  2. A tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  3. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
  4. The first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19
  5. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
  6. Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically ("She rammed her mind into focus")
  7. Crowd or pack to capacity
  8. Undergo damage or destruction on impact
  9. Strike or drive against with a heavy impact ("ram the gate with a sledgehammer")

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Alternative Meanings

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Your name in reverse order is "Mar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ram". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ram born Aug 7, 1937

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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