Gender: Masculine
Origin: Spanish/Germanic
Meaning: “famous advice.”

The name is derived from the Latinized form a Visigothic name, Ramirus. It is composed of the Germanic elements ragin (advice) and mari (famous).The name was borne by a 6th-century Leonese saint and martyr. It was also borne by several Spanish kings.

Currently, Ramiro is 770th most popular male name in the United States (2010).

Other forms of the name include:

Ramir (Catalan)
Ramire (French)


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