Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ra-MEE-ro(Spanish) ra-MEE-roo(European Portuguese) ha-MEE-roo(Brazilian Portuguese)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish and Portuguese form of Ramirus, earlier Ranimirus, a Latinized form of a Visigothic name derived from the Gothic element rana "wedge" or perhaps ragin "law, decree, assessment, responsibility" combined with mers "famous". Saint Ramirus was a 6th-century prior of the Saint Claudius Monastery in León. 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 & CulturesRamirus(Gothic)
Surname DescendantsRamires(Portuguese) Ramírez(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Spain: March 11
Spain: March 13


Entry updated December 7, 2022