Ronnie

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188k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
223
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ronnie

"Ronnie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Ronald or Veronica". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Ronald.
  2. A female given name

Ronnie was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Ronnie

Ronnie Wood is a rock music and blues musician. He plays ESP Guitars and Duesenberg Guitars. His most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to present. Ronnie was given the name Ronald David Wood on June 1st, 1947 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England. Ronnie is also known as Ronnie Wood, Ron Wood, and Woody.

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Ronnie James Dio was a heavy metal music, hard rock, and blues rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 2010. Ronnie was given the name Ronald James Padavona on July 10th, 1942 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He left this life on May 16th, 2010.

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Ronnie Coleman is a bodybuilder. Ronnie was born on May 13th, 1964 in Bastrop, Louisiana.

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Ronnie Van Zant was a southern rock musician. He was most active from 1964 to 1977. Ronnie was given the name Ronald Wayne Van Zant on January 15th, 1948. He passed away on October 20th, 1977.

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Ronnie DeVoe is a pop, hip hop, new jack swing, contemporary r&b, pop music, and hip hop music singing and rapping. He was most active from 1981 to present. Ronnie was given the name Ronald Boyd DeVoe, Jr. on November 17th, 1967. Ronnie is also known as R.D., Ronnie D., and Ron.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ronnie

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Julie was born in 1963.

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Ronnie is a sports team member for the MFK Zemplín Michalovce.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1902 5 5 0
1903 11 6 5
1908 10 5 5
1909 5 5 0
1911 15 5 10
1912 13 5 8
1913 16 10 6
1914 21 8 13
1915 30 20 10
1916 23 13 10
1917 36 20 16
1918 33 23 10
1919 35 18 17
1920 53 31 22
1921 34 23 11
1922 61 37 24
1923 39 18 21
1924 53 30 23
1925 56 38 18
1926 61 34 27
1927 56 17 39
1928 85 21 64
1929 122 21 101
1930 167 26 141
1931 221 29 192
1932 450 19 431
1933 544 32 512
1934 777 17 760
1935 885 21 864
1936 1,081 24 1,057
1937 1,329 44 1,285
1938 1,698 57 1,641
1939 1,908 83 1,825
1940 2,127 74 2,053
1941 2,938 91 2,847 #79 boy name
1942 3,520 159 3,361 #78 boy name
1943 4,007 179 3,828 #71 boy name
1944 3,904 164 3,740 #69 boy name
1945 3,852 204 3,648 #67 boy name
1946 5,977 252 5,725 #54 boy name
1947 6,380 272 6,108 #61 boy name
1948 6,146 248 5,898 #59 boy name
1949 5,460 221 5,239 #64 boy name
1950 4,821 205 4,616 #76 boy name
1951 4,728 189 4,539 #82 boy name
1952 4,824 187 4,637 #82 boy name
1953 5,137 178 4,959 #79 boy name
1954 5,128 148 4,980 #78 boy name
1955 5,112 156 4,956 #80 boy name
1956 5,642 136 5,506 #75 boy name
1957 5,900 134 5,766 #73 boy name
1958 5,965 121 5,844 #66 boy name
1959 5,594 122 5,472 #76 boy name
1960 4,970 94 4,876 #87 boy name
1961 4,720 106 4,614 #92 boy name
1962 4,214 101 4,113 #100 boy name
1963 3,919 97 3,822
1964 3,602 87 3,515
1965 3,222 80 3,142
1966 2,990 81 2,909
1967 2,817 109 2,708
1968 2,703 104 2,599
1969 2,492 76 2,416
1970 2,600 86 2,514
1971 2,386 83 2,303
1972 2,098 94 2,004
1973 1,971 77 1,894
1974 1,853 65 1,788
1975 1,718 88 1,630
1976 1,671 75 1,596
1977 1,614 68 1,546
1978 1,554 79 1,475
1979 1,588 68 1,520
1980 1,465 56 1,409
1981 1,424 54 1,370
1982 1,325 52 1,273
1983 1,242 53 1,189
1984 1,168 65 1,103
1985 1,185 58 1,127
1986 1,111 47 1,064
1987 1,083 44 1,039
1988 1,059 46 1,013
1989 1,026 52 974
1990 1,068 44 1,024
1991 953 42 911
1992 916 55 861
1993 817 59 758
1994 726 59 667
1995 741 73 668
1996 665 64 601
1997 590 41 549
1998 569 45 524
1999 537 51 486
2000 520 33 487
2001 516 56 460
2002 435 34 401
2003 453 34 419
2004 469 31 438
2005 432 20 412
2006 468 25 443
2007 408 25 383
2008 429 28 401
2009 387 20 367
2010 372 17 355
2011 355 35 320
2012 364 34 330
2013 343 30 313
2014 359 47 312
2015 339 32 307
2016 300 41 259

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Popularity of Ronnie as a first name

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Popularity of Ronnie as a last name

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Common last names for Ronnie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • Jackson
  • Hall
  • Walker
  • Hill
  • Carter
  • Anderson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ronnie U.S.
  White 71.75% 64.26%
  African American 13.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ronnie

People with the last name Ronnie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ronnie

  • How Popular is the name Ronnie? Ronnie is the 385th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ronnie was the 84,136th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ronnie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 188,416 babies born with the first name Ronnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ronnie to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ronnie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ronnie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ronnie is Tuesday, January 28th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Ronnie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ronnie was in 1947 with a total of 6,108 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ronnie!
  • Random Ronnie Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ronnie ranks 34th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 239 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Ronnie: Your name in reverse order is Einnor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eninor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ronnie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 223 people with the last name Ronnie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ronnie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ronnie as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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