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The name Ronald is of Old Norse origin, and means powerful advisor.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ronald has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ronald
Use of the Name Ronald for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,064,542 473,643 81,005 18,165 7,727 2,822 1,427
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ronald has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ronald first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ronald
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18838686  
188460111  
1885    
188653513  
18877368  
188852215  
188961911  
189041120  
18917558  
189245819  
18937589  
189441521  
189538925  
189640624  
189731934  
189838826  
189935227  
190032943  
190126543  
190227249  
190325353  
190426851  
190527951  
190622676  
190721888  
190824775  
190922593  
1910214120  
1911217136  
1912191303  
1913168415  
1914163540  
1915155765  
1916168722  
1917165768  
1918176751  
1919171784  
1920167835  
1921154996  
19221471,048  
19231431,144  
19241301,372  
19251031,678  
1926882,286  
1927633,115  
1928503,981  
1929454,474  
1930375,622  
1931276,718  
19321611,129  
19331212,043  
19341114,08889259
19351215,46697351
19361216,899  
19371118,11792756
19381020,28388864
19391019,84497154
19401020,77395158
1941924,337  
1942927,15086480
1943929,11094270
19441025,40998763
19451023,601  
19461031,74886093
19471134,813  
19481033,412  
19491131,40197485
19501229,928  
19511228,889  
19521527,781  
19531527,607  
19541527,599  
19551826,113  
19561527,682  
19571727,180  
19581924,758  
19592123,100  
19602121,689  
19612420,783  
19622519,958  
19632319,773  
19642418,821  
19652417,627  
19662416,942  
19672416,431  
19682515,425  
19692914,634  
19702913,610  
19713111,615  
1972329,504  
1973408,332  
1974427,672  
1975457,059  
1976496,458  
1977536,021  
1978555,750  
1979545,701  
1980585,750  
1981595,529  
1982605,193  
1983644,697  
1984674,502  
1985714,300  
1986754,218  
1987734,149  
1988794,166  
1989854,105  
1990973,902  
19911013,669  
19921123,217  
19931222,877  
19941372,566  
19951462,399  
19961562,229  
19971642,096  
19981821,846  
19991861,868  
20002031,743  
20012121,648  
20022271,514  
20032391,395  
20042331,427  
Totals:  1,064,542 733

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ronald as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Ronald appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 121 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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