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Name Ronald

Origin:From Old Norse words for advice and ruleTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish
Diminutives:Ronnie, Ronny
Short forms:Ron
US 2015 rank:#433     ... 431:Princeton, 432:Hugo, 433:Ronald, 434:Philip, 435:Ibrahim ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Donald, Roald, Ronaldo, Donal, Donalda, Rainald, Renaldo, Renaud, Rinaldo, Roland     Details
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About Ronald, the group of names with the same origin as Ronald

Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin:Scottish form of an old Norse two-element name Ragnvald
 brought to Scottland by Scandinavian settlers
 the name has common Germanic roots with the German name Reinhold
Words:regin = the advice  Old Norse
 valdr = to rule  Old Norse
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:6:Ronald England+Wales 1924,  83:Ronnie England+Wales 2015,  102:Ronny Belgium 2013,  552:Ronaldo USA 1998,  903:Ron USA 1990-1999
Somehow related to:Reinhold
Old/original forms:Rögnvaldr Old Norse
Name variants:Ragnvald, Ron, Ronald, Ronaldo, Ronnie, Ronny   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 80,  1954 43,  1944 26,  1934 8,  1924 61914 21,  1904 41
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 135,  1980-1989 70,  1970-1979 43,  1960-1969 24
USA prevalence 1990 21
USA yearlyGraph2015 433,  2014 396,  2013 403,  2012 378,  2011 341,  2010 342,  2009 341,  2008 307,  2007 293,  2006 249,  2005 255,  2004 232,  2003 237,  2002 227,  2001 212,  2000 203,  1999 186,  1998 182,  1997 164,  1996 156,  1995 146,  1994 137,  1993 122
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