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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Ramierez family. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Ramierez is derived from the popular Spanish personal name Ramírez, which is a pet form of the first name Ramón, which means wise ruler.

Ramierez Early Origins



The surname Ramierez was first found in Asturias, cradle of the Christian Reconquest of Spain.

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Ramierez Early History


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Ramierez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ramierez research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1035, 1620, 1624, 1692 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Ramierez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ramierez Spelling Variations


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Ramierez Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ramírez, Ramirez, Ranimírez, Ranimirez, Raimíriz, Raimiriz, Remíriz, Remiriz, Remírez, Remirez and many more.

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Ramierez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ramierez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Francisco Ramírez y Ramírez, a general in the army of Ferdinand and Isabella, who participated in the reconquest of Malaga and Granada; Andrés Ramírez, book illuminator in sixteenth century Seville; Alonso Ramírez of Puerto Rico, seventeenth century explorer and adventurer; Diego Ramírez de Arellano...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ramierez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Luis Ramírez, who voyaged to the Río de la Plata region of Argentina in 1528 and documented his travels in the form of a journal. Also of note was Melchior Ramírez, who joined an expedition to Argentina and survived being shipwrecked off the coast of Brazil. Other members of the family who were early emigrants to Spain's colonies in the New World included Cristóbal, who emigrated to Peru in 1560.

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