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Gender: M Pronunciation: ROW-nun Origin of Ronin: Spelling variation of Ronan Ronin's Popularity in 2015: #486

In the USA, both spellings of this old Celtic name rose significantly. However, while Ronan made it to Number 335 in 2015, this spelling variation only made it to Number 486. We, too, prefer the original, though history and movie buffs may appreciate this version's association with renegade samurai in Feudal Japan.

Famous People Named Ronin

Pop Culture References for the name Ronin

Character in the movie "Epic".

Ronin Warriors, an 1980's anime.

In feudal Japan, a Ronin was a samurai without a lord or master.
In Japanese, Ronin means "Wandering Person"

A 2013 movie was titled "47 Ronin