Origin:Irish
Popularity:506
Meaning:little seal
Though Ronan has a big following in Ireland and is a popular name among Irish saints, it’s just feeling its way in the US. As the trend of using Irish names (for baby boys of any ethnicity) grows, parents are looking beyond Connor and Kevin to more under-the-radar options like Ronan, which has a rich history and unmistakable Irish sound. Actors Daniel Day-Lewis and Catherine Bell each have a son named Ronan. And Ronan Farrow, son of actress Mia Farrow, is making a name for himself as a writer and activist.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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