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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 18 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Little Seal, A Pledge

Pronunciation: roh-nuhn, /ˈroʊnən/, R OW N AH N

Popularity Rank: #5,940

On this page:

  • 1. Ronan Meaning
  • 2. Ronan Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Ronan
  • 4. Translations of Ronan
  • 5. Ronan Name Popularity
  • 6. Ronan popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Ronan
  • 8. Ronan Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Ronan

Ronan Meaning

Derived from the Old Irish name Rónán, meaning 'little seal' or 'little seal-like'. In Irish mythology, Ronan was a legendary name borne by several saints and kings.

Ronan also means "Little Seal, A Pledge, Little seal or seal-like".

Ronan is commonly found in France, Ireland, United Kingdom, and 72 more countries.

Ronan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: roh-nuhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈroʊnən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R OW N AH N

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Ronan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ronan is recorded 9,674 times globally, ranking it as the 5,940th most common name worldwide.

Ronan is most prevalent in France, with 4,016 occurrences, making it the 729th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Ronan is found among 1 in every 33 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Ronan Popularity by Country

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France#7291 : 325
Ireland#1051 : 33
United Kingdom#1,0281 : 468
United States of America#7,4961 : 6,112
Brazil#3,1491 : 3,673
Netherlands#3,6721 : 2,831
Belgium#2,7151 : 2,348
Canada#4,2471 : 3,937
South Africa#12,2791 : 27,587
Saudi Arabia#27,1921 : 41,317
Malaysia#13,8221 : 29,273
Philippines#2,4731 : 6,070
Singapore#6,8871 : 14,124
United Arab Emirates#14,5531 : 25,516
Italy#25,3141 : 38,146
Peru#13,5921 : 34,092
Hong Kong#8,6881 : 15,713
Spain#15,6991 : 28,514

List of countries the name Ronan is rarely found

Ronan popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Ronan from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Ronan

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Ronan Name Poster

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