[ 2 syll. ram-sey, ra-ms-ey ] The baby boy name Ramsey is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as RAEMZiy- †. Ramsey is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Old English origins. The name's meaning is ram's island, the raven island.
Ramsey is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1997 with 0.007% of baby boys being given the name Ramsey. It ranked at #976 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Ramsey was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. Ramsey has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Ramsey: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"