From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Ranimirez family. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
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 Ranimirez is derived from the popular Spanish personal name
Ramírez, which is a pet form of the first name Ramón, which means wise ruler.
Early Origins of the Ranimirez family
The surname Ranimirez was first found in Asturias
, cradle of the Christian Reconquest of Spain.
Early History of the Ranimirez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ranimirez research.Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1035, 1620, 1624, 1692 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Ranimirez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ranimirez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ramírez, Ramirez, Ranimírez, Ranimirez, Raimíriz, Raimiriz, Remíriz, Remiriz, Remírez, Remirez and many more.
Early Notables of the Ranimirez family (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 Ranimirez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ranimirez family to the New World and Oceana
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 Ramí.