Ramsay

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant spelling of Ramsey.

Proper noun[edit]

Ramsay

  1. Any of a number of places in the English-speaking world.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.
    • 1995 Anne Tyler, Ladder of Years, Knopf, ISBN 0679441557, pages 10-11:
      "Ramsay!" Adrian repeated to himself. He sighed again―or no, this time he was laughing. "I bet you live in Roland Park," he told Delia. "Well, yes, I do." "I knew it! Everybody in Roland Park has a last name for a first name." "So?" she said, stung. "What's wrong with that?"