Ramirez Coat of Arms

Ramirez Family Crest / Ramirez Coat of Arms

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Ramírez, Ramirez, Ranimírez, Ranimirez, Raimíriz, Raimiriz, Remíriz, Remiriz, Remírez, Remirez and many more.First found in Asturias, cradle of the Christian Reconquest of Spain.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Among the earliest explorers of the New World was Luis Ramírez, who voyaged to the Río de la Plata region of Argentina in 1528 and documented his travels in the form of a journal. Also of note was Melchior Ramírez, who joined an expedition to Argentina and survived being shipwrecked off the coast of Brazil. Other members of the family who were early emigrants to Spain’s colonies in the New World included Cristóbal, who emigrated to Peru in 1560.

Some noteworthy people of the name ramirez

  • Alvaro Alberto Espinoza Ramírez, American professional softball player
  • Dr. Salvador M Ramírez, American orthopedic surgeon
  • Orlando Ramírez, American professional baseball player
  • Francisco Leiva Ramírez, Spanish dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age
  • Jesús Alanís Ramírez (b. 1923), Mexican doctor and surgeon
  • Alejandro Casañas Ramírez (b. 1954), former Cuban hurdler
  • Manuel Jacome Ramirez (b. 1914), architect in Colombia
  • María Teresa Ramírez, Mexican swimmer and Olympic medallist