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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ra-MEE-ro(Spanish)
ra-MEE-roo(European Portuguese)
ha-MEE-roo(Brazilian Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

Spanish and Portuguese form of Ramirus, a Latinized form of a Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements ragin "advice" and mari "famous". Saint Ramirus was a 6th-century prior of the Saint Claudius Monastery in Leon. He and several others were executed by the Arian Visigoths, who opposed orthodox Christianity. This name was subsequently borne by kings of León, Asturias and Aragon.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRaginmar, Ramirus(Ancient Germanic)
Surname DescendantsRamires(Portuguese) Ramírez(Spanish)

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