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Boy Name: Ramses

Name: Ramses
Pronunciation: \r(a)-mses, ram-ses\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: begotten by Ra, the sun god
Origin: Egyptian
Variant forms: Rameses, Ramesses, Ramzan


Ramses \r(a)-mses, ram-ses\ as a boy's name is pronounced RAM-zees. It is of Egyptian origin, and the meaning of Ramses is "begotten by Ra, the sun god". Ramses or Rameses was the name of at least eleven kings of ancient Egypt. Ramzan is a Russian form.

Ramses has 3 variant forms: Rameses, Ramesses and Ramzan.


Ramses is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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