Ronald: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ronald

Ronald

Pronunciation: RAH-nəld (key)

Origin of the name Ronald:

Introduced to Scotland by Scandinavian settlers in the form of Rögnvaldr (ruler of decision, judgment power), a compound name composed of the Old Norse elements regin, rögn (advice, judgment, decision) and valdr (ruler, power).Used primarily in Scotland and northern England during the Middle Ages, Ronald is now common throughout the English-speaking world. Short: Ron. Pet: Ronnie, Ronny.

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It's hard to think of the name Ronald without thinking McDonald.

i disagree. when i heard ronald, i think ron weasley, if anything. i definitely don't think of ronald mcdonald.

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Nicknames for Ronald: | Edit

Ron, Ronnie, Ickle Ronniekins :P

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Famous real-life people named Ronald: | Edit

Ronald Reagan, 40th U.S. president
Ronald "Ronnie" Radke, lead singerand songwriter of the band Falling In Reverse,formerly of Escape The Fate

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Ronald McDonald
Ronald (Ron) Weasley in Harry Potter
Ronald "Ronnie" Raymond, secret identity of the hero Firestorm in DC comics
Ronald Van Burp, Spiggie Lomer's 8th grade teacher whom she almost caused to lose his job, in the internet comic blog The Greasers of Hazzick Flats. http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com

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