Name: Ronan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ronan

  • Meaning:
    Little seal
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (RO nin)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ronan)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ronan

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    There have been various St Ronans, including a Celtic bishop who preached in Cornwall and Brittany. The town of Locronan in Brittany is named after him.

    There are several famous Irishmen named Ronan - singers Ronan Keating and Ronan Tynan, rugby union player Ronan O'Gara and author Ronan Bennett.

    "Ronan the Accuser" is a villain in Marvel Comics' "The Fantastic Four" series.

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