Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
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:
'I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.' --Abraham Lincoln