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Ramona

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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 567 567 0
1928 2,249 2,237 12
1929 2,050 2,036 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 1,113 1,113 0
1952 1,230 1,230 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 1,558 1,553 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 1,040 1,040 0
1969 977 970 7
1970 919 914 5
1971 821 821 0
1972 688 688 0
1973 605 598 7
1974 526 520 6
1975 513 508 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 106 106 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 242 242 0

Fun Facts about the name Ramona

  • How many people with the first name Ramona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,719 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 2,237 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ramona!
  • Random Ramona Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ramona ranks 64th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 26 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1932.
  • 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 Nraaom. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Ramona

The name "Ramona" is 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
Wiktionary

From Spanish Ramona.

  1. A female given name.

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

Notable Persons With the Name Ramona

Ramona Marquez

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

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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Ramona Geraldine Quimby

Ramona Geraldine Quimby is a famed human.

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Nite Jewel

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

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

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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  • Ramona Pringle
    (producer)
  • Ramona Bachmann
    (soccer player)
  • Ramona Bădescu
    (famed person)
  • Ramona Fradon
    (comics creator)
  • Ramona M. Valdez
    (influential person)
  • Ramona Manglona
    (Chief Judge of the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands)
  • Ramona Karlsson
    (leading person)
  • Ramona Elsener
    (notable individual)
  • Ramona Siebenhofer
    (notable person)
  • Ramona Parra
    (notable person)
  • Ramona Reinke
    (famed human)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramona

Isabela 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

Ramona is an athlete for the Real Sport Clube.

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What does the name Ramona mean?

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

Ais for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

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Sources: 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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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