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Gender: Male Pronunciation: ROW-nun Origin of Ronin: Spelling variation of Ronan Ronin's Popularity in 2018: #455

Ronin Origin and Meaning

The name Ronin is a boy's name .

In the USA, both spellings of this old Celtic name rose significantly. However, Ronan outpaced this version in the lasts, and we, too, prefer the original, though history and movie buffs may appreciate this version's association with renegade samurai in Feudal Japan. Ronin is a character in the Marvel Universe.

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JimMcMoore Says:

2017-12-16T19:59:12

This is my brother's name, my mom chose it for the double meaning, little seal and a masterless samurai, my dad is Japanese and my mother is Irish so it was the perfect kind of name for him.

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-14T20:49:02

This isn't just a spelling variation of Ronan--which would actually change the name's origin and meaning so it's no longer Ronan.

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-14T20:48:03

It actually means "wave man" with the characters meaning "drifter" or "wanderer.''

clover_feet Says:

2015-09-24T06:08:44

This is Japanese spelling and actually means "master-less samurai".