Ronald - boys name

Ronald name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Ronald name meaning:

The name Ronald is of Scottish origin and has a Gaelic background. It is derived from the elements "rĂ²n" meaning "seal" and "val" meaning "mighty" or "powerful." Therefore, Ronald can be interpreted to mean "mighty seal" or "powerful seal." The name carries connotations of strength, authority, and resilience.

People named Ronald often possess charismatic and assertive personalities, and they tend to have a strong sense of determination and leadership abilities. They are typically driven individuals who strive to achieve their goals and make their mark in the world. Ronalds are often admired for their confidence, reliability, and their ability to take charge of situations.

Overall, the name Ronald encompasses qualities such as power, strength, and authority. It evokes images of a powerful and influential individual, someone who commands respect and leaves a lasting impact on those they encounter.

Origin: English

Powerful, mighty.

Related names

Ronald , Ranald, Ron , Ronal, Ronaldo, Ronn, Ronnette

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Overall UK ranking: 569 out of 4789

67 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Ronald

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