Ramona

First Name
68k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
102
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ramona

"Ramona" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Counsel Protection". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb
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From Spanish Ramona.

  1. A female given name.

Ramona was also found in the following language(s): German, Latvian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Ramona

Ramona Marquez is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Ramona was born as the child of Martin Marquez on February 24th, 2001 in London.

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Arci Muñoz is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She was most active from 2005 to present. Arci was given the name Ramona Cecilia Datuin Muñoz on January 12th, 1989 in Quezon City.

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Nite Jewel is a lo-fi music, alternative dance, and electronic music composer, singer-songwriter, multimedia artist, and multimedia. She plays Electronic keyboard and Vocals. She was most prominent from 2008 to 2008. Nite was given the name Ramona Gonzalez .

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Ramona Gilmour-Darling is an actress, singer, and dancer. She was most active from 2001 to present. Ramona is also known as Ramona Darling.

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Ms. Melodie was a hip hop music rapping. Her career lasted from 1988 to 1992. Ms. was given the name Ramona Scott on March 21st, 1969. She left this life on July 17th, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramona

Isabela Ramona is a basketball player for the São José Desportivo. Isabela was born on January 23rd, 1994 in Salvador, Bahia.

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Ramona is an athlete for the Real Sport Clube.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 7 7 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 6 6 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 12 12 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 19 19 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 18 18 0
1895 29 29 0
1896 27 27 0
1897 24 24 0
1898 33 33 0
1899 40 40 0
1900 29 29 0
1901 26 26 0
1902 44 44 0
1903 35 35 0
1904 45 45 0
1905 53 53 0
1906 65 65 0
1907 71 71 0
1908 70 70 0
1909 53 53 0
1910 84 84 0
1911 81 81 0
1912 132 132 0
1913 196 196 0
1914 207 207 0
1915 231 231 0
1916 283 278 5
1917 296 296 0
1918 358 358 0
1919 344 344 0
1920 374 374 0
1921 391 391 0
1922 339 339 0
1923 390 390 0
1924 429 429 0
1925 460 450 10
1926 467 467 0
1927 566 566 0
1928 2,251 2,239 12
1929 2,049 2,035 14
1930 1,415 1,410 5
1931 1,142 1,130 12
1932 1,055 1,048 7
1933 952 952 0
1934 929 929 0
1935 891 885 6
1936 869 859 10
1937 1,023 1,018 5
1938 1,007 1,000 7
1939 887 887 0
1940 840 840 0
1941 793 786 7
1942 756 756 0
1943 795 795 0
1944 676 676 0
1945 656 650 6
1946 724 724 0
1947 873 868 5
1948 831 831 0
1949 876 876 0
1950 1,036 1,036 0
1951 1,115 1,115 0
1952 1,228 1,228 0
1953 1,460 1,455 5
1954 1,618 1,613 5
1955 1,652 1,644 8
1956 1,651 1,646 5
1957 1,713 1,713 0
1958 1,559 1,554 5
1959 1,657 1,648 9
1960 1,559 1,553 6
1961 1,637 1,628 9
1962 1,529 1,522 7
1963 1,435 1,435 0
1964 1,355 1,347 8
1965 1,283 1,271 12
1966 1,151 1,146 5
1967 1,016 1,016 0
1968 1,041 1,041 0
1969 976 969 7
1970 919 914 5
1971 821 821 0
1972 687 687 0
1973 605 598 7
1974 525 519 6
1975 514 509 5
1976 445 437 8
1977 519 519 0
1978 387 387 0
1979 393 393 0
1980 317 317 0
1981 306 306 0
1982 284 284 0
1983 272 267 5
1984 199 199 0
1985 220 215 5
1986 189 189 0
1987 216 210 6
1988 202 202 0
1989 163 163 0
1990 138 138 0
1991 149 149 0
1992 153 153 0
1993 107 107 0
1994 124 124 0
1995 110 110 0
1996 100 100 0
1997 72 72 0
1998 70 70 0
1999 91 91 0
2000 78 78 0
2001 78 78 0
2002 78 78 0
2003 82 82 0
2004 76 76 0
2005 87 87 0
2006 82 82 0
2007 95 95 0
2008 116 116 0
2009 108 108 0
2010 126 126 0
2011 174 174 0
2012 199 199 0
2013 199 199 0
2014 236 236 0
2015 243 243 0
2016 285 285 0

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Popularity of Ramona as a first name

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Common last names for Ramona

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Hernandez
  • Torres
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Ortiz
  • Smith
  • Santiago
  • Ramos
  • Morales
  • Ramirez
  • Cruz
  • Flores
  • Johnson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ramona U.S.
  White 62.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 33.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ramona

People with the last name Ramona are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Ramona

  • How Popular is the name Ramona? Ramona is the 825th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ramona was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ramona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,006 babies born with the first name Ramona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ramona to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ramona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ramona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ramona is Monday, September 30th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Ramona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ramona was in 1928 with a total of 2,239 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ramona!
  • Random Ramona Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ramona ranks 22nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 17 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Ramona: Your name in reverse order is Anomar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnarao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ramona? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Ramona.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ramona? Ramona is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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