Note names of places and people beginning with word "Ram"
1. Ram-allah - Place in Israel
2. Rameshe - Male name in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, like Navaye Rameshe.
3. Ramzi - Male name like Ramzi Yunus, Ramzi bin al-Shibh
4. Ramzu - Male name like Ramzu Munshir, Amr Ramzu, Ramzu Yunus,
4. Ramadi - Place in Iraq
5. Ramdiyah - Place in Iraq
6. Ramirej - Spanish/Latin name.
7. Rami - Jew name
The word "ram" is an epithet of qualities like pleasing , pleasant , charming , lovely , beautifu, etc. - and an epithet for God Principle.
How many Christian names you can see beginning with Chris, Kris, Christian, Kristian, Kristy, Chisty, and the history behind the word and the logic of etymology can change?
How many Islamic names you can see beginning with Mohammad, which is a very new religion compared to the Vedic religion, and so is Christianity?
Now go to this Bible site and see how many words repeat with "Ram"
Bible List of Words Beginning with 'Ram'
Why is a place in Isreal called "Ramathiam", which is nothing but a corruption of "Ramadhaam", meaning place of Ram, like Akshaydhaam. Dental 'th' can become dental "dh", and in transliterating sounds, "a" can become "i" or "ai".
So you can see what we know of our history is very limited and there is a lot of bias in the world against the history of Hinduism, thanks to the propaganda by zealots of modern religions.
Now why a famous person like Sir William Jones would say this some 200 years back, when a lot on History was being written by the colonist powers?
He said, "It is very remarkable that Peruvians, whose Incas boasted of the same descent, styled their greatest festival Rama-Sitva; whence we may take it that South America was peopled by the same race who imported into the farthest of parts of Asia the rites and the fabulous history of Rama." (source: Asiatic Researches Volume I. p. 426