From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Remirez 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 Remirez 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 Remirez family
The surname Remirez was first found in Asturias
, cradle of the Christian Reconquest of Spain.
Early History of the Remirez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Remirez research.Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1035, 1620, 1624, 1692 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Remirez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Remirez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ramírez, Ramirez, Ranimírez, Ranimirez, Raimíriz, Raimiriz, Remíriz, Remiriz, Remírez, Remirez and many more.
Early Notables of the Remirez 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 Remirez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Remirez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Remirez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pedro Remirez, who landed in New Spain in 1837 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)