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Gender: M Meaning of Ronan: "little seal" Origin of Ronan: Irish Ronan's Popularity in 2013: #434

Ronan is the compelling legendary name of twelve Irish and Scottish saints that is now drawing some deserved attention; this cousin of the ascending Roman and Rowan was chosen by actor Daniel Day-Lewis and his writer-director wife Rebecca Miller in 1998, and more recently by actress Catherine Bell.

Now ranking Number 434 in the US, Ronan is, not surprisingly, Number 52 in Ireland. Ronan is a Harry Potter name--that of a centaur who lives in the Forbidden Forest; Ronan Keating is an Irish singer, and its presence as a surname is represented by young actress Saoirse Ronan.

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Famous People Named Ronan

Satchel Ronan O'Sullivan Farrow (goes by Ronan), genius son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, lawyer, journalist and White House official, also graduated college at 15 and attended Yale Law at 16
Ronan Keating, Irish musician
Ronan Rafferty, Irish golfer
Ronan Tynan, Irish tenor
Ronan Thompson, A little boy who died from cancer, the inspiration for Taylor Swift's song 'Ronan'. His mother's hit blog is
Saoirse Ronan, Irish actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Ronan

Ronan Lynch, character in The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
"Ronan", song by singer Taylor Swift
Ronan is the villain in Guardians of the Galaxy
Ronan O'Connor, protagonist of the game 'Murdered: Soul Suspect'
Ronan, son of Robin Hood in ABC's Once Upon a Time

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