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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.
Ramirez Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Ramirez family history than the origin of your surname:
A Ramirez Family History Thought:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch