Ron Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew ron ‘singing’. Galician: habitational name from Ron, a town in A Coruña, Galicia. Swedish: probably of German origin (see 2). Perhaps an altered spelling of German Rohn or Rönn, a variant of Rönne (see Ronne).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Roen, Kron, Ren, Don, Rone, Roan, Mon, Rod, Rom, Rog

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