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The baby name Ramiro has an international flair, which is appropriate since it comes from Spanish and Portuguese cultures. The baby name actually comes from the Germanic language, however, and an ancient Latin name, Ramirus, from the sixth century. As of 2016, the name is no longer a top 1,000 option in America.

Meaning of the name Ramiro:

Portuguese: great judge, great advice
Spanish: supreme judge, famous advice

Origin of the name Ramiro:

Ramiro is the Spanish and Portuguese version of the Latin baby name Ramirus. This Latin name was introduced in the Visigothic period from the Germanic words “ragin” and “mari.” Ramirus was first used in the sixth century for a saint, and Ramiro was created soon after.

Symbolism of the name Ramiro:

The baby name Ramiro means “great judge” or “famous advice” because of the Germanic root words aforementioned. The first is “ragin” which means “advice” and “mari” which means “famous.”

Style of the name Ramiro:

Classical

Gender of the name Ramiro:

Ramiro is an international baby name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Ramiro:

ra-MEE-ro

Number of syllables in the name Ramiro:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Ramiro:

Ramiro feels tropical and fun. It is still a strong name, however, that feels mature.

Alternative spellings for the name Ramiro:

  • Ramero
  • Ramuro
  • Ramyro

Nicknames for the name Ramiro:

Popularity of the name Ramiro:

Ramiro became a top 1,000 name in America in 1922 at rank 987. It did remain on the list until 2016 when it was rank 934. Since then, Ramiro has not been back on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index.

Related names for the name Ramiro:

Great middle names for Ramiro and their meanings:

  • Aden (attractive, handsome, pleasure-given)
  • Santos (the saints)
  • Oscar (spear of the gods)
  • Luis (fighter, warrior)
  • Julian (youthful, downy-haired)
  • Edwin (prosperity, fortune, friend)
  • Nelson (champion)
  • Jose (He shall add)

Famous people with the name Ramiro:

  • Ramiro Mendoza (baseball player)
  • Ramiro de Maeztu (political theorist in Spain)
  • Ramiro Pena (baseball player)
  • Ramiro Castillo (soccer player)
  • Ramiro Blacut (soccer player)
  • Ramiro Pez (rugby player)

Ramiros in popular culture:

There are no fictional characters with the name Ramiro.