US Popularity:953
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Masterless samurai; Wave man; Floating man; Seal
Ronin is a masculine name of Japanese and Irish origin. This deeply historic name tracks all the way back to feudal Japan, where rōnin referred to a master-less samurai. These warriors became social outcasts due to their lack of a feudal commander and a home, but found community among each other. Ronin directly translates to “wave man” or "floating man," and you can see how these samurai would have to go with the flow. Matching the connection to water, Ronin may also serve as a variant of the Irish name Ronan, meaning "seal." With all this meaning in tow, Ronin could serve as a perfect reminder for baby to navigate their own journey through life.

Ronin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ronin is currently #951 on The Bump
Boy:Ronin is currently #249 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ronin is currently #953 in U.S. births
Boy:Ronin is currently #321 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 127
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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