Ronan (name)

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Ronan or Rónán is an Irish and Breton male first name and family name .

Origin and meaning

The name means "little seal ". It is derived from the Irish rón ( harbor seal, seal), combined with a diminutive final syllable.

The popularity of the name is due to Saint Ronan of Locronan , who was a traveling Irish bishop and became a hermit in Brittany. He died in Locronan in the Finistère department in Brittany in the 6th century .

name day

February 7th and June 1st , commemoration of the eponymous saint

Name bearer

First name

family name


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Ronan on
  2. Ronan at (English)