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Ramirez Surname Origin

(Spanish) patronymic from the personal name Ramiro, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + mari, meri ‘fame’.



Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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