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It seems like it is only used as a nickname for Avraham or Rakhamim, but can the name Rami be given to a Jewish male?

I've seen the name given to rabbis in the gemarah (Rami Bar Hama and Rami Bar Pappa). However, it's hard to find someone these days with that name.

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What is a "legitimate Jewish name"? –  Isaac Moses Sep 10 '13 at 17:07
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Rabbi Baruch Efrati says that it is a fine Jewish name.

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Thanks for the source. –  Ramin Sep 10 '13 at 17:46
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Beautiful answer. Nice find! –  Seth J Sep 10 '13 at 17:57
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