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Gender: Male Meaning of Ramsay: "low-lying land" Origin of Ramsay: English

The name Ramsay is a boy's name of English origin meaning "low-lying land". Ramsay and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby Name Scattergories".

From the experts:

A surname occasionally used as a first, as in former attorney general Ramsey Clark. This spelling is now closely associated with the psychopathic Game of Thrones villain Ramsay Snow (later Ramsay Bolton), and so is probably best avoided as long as the show and books are popular.

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Famous People Named Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay, British celebrity chef
William Ramsay, Scottish chemist and Nobel laureate
Joshua Ramsay, lead singer of Canadian punk/pop band Marianas Trench

Pop Culture References for the name Ramsay

The Ramsays in Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse"
Ramsay Bolton, a character in "A Song Of Ice And Fire" by George R. R. Martin
Ramsay Fife, in the Eugene O'Neill play Dynamo (1929)

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