Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ramiro m. Proto-Germanic *rana 'corner, wedge' + Proto-Germanic *mērijaz 'famous'.

The name of a 9th C king of Asturias, two 10th C kings of Leon, an 11th C king of Aragon, and a 12th C king of Aragon.

The Old Spanish vernacular form Ramiro is witnessed in 1074 in the place name Villaramiro (CDSS II).

Spain
Latin
1145 Ramir (abl) AnnOPraem-2 col. ccccxxvi
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ramiro". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Ramiro.