First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ramirez" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ramirez as well as things modernly associated with the name Ramirez such as celebrities named Ramirez.

Origin and Meaning of Ramirez

"Ramirez" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Judicious". It's a name commonly given to boys.


From Spanish Ramírez.

  1. A surname​

Notable Persons With the Name Ramirez

Ramirez Altamirano was an important individual. Ramirez was born on July 11th, 1903. He passed away on September 12th, 1957.


Ramirez was an important individual. Ramirez was born in 1898. He left this life in 1951.


Ramirez Howarth is an athlete for the Blackburn Rovers F.C. Reserves and Academy.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramirez

Richard Ramirez was a famed individual. Richard was born on February 28th, 1960 in Texas. Richard is also known as The Night Stalker", "The Walk-In Killer", "The Valley Intruder", Ramirez, and Ricardo Muñoz. He died on June 7th, 2013.


Édgar Ramírez is an actor. He was most active from 2003 to present. Édgar was given the name Édgar Daniel Ramirez on March 25th, 1977 in San Cristóbal, Táchira.


Sara Ramirez is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Sara was given the name Sara Elena Ramirez on August 31st, 1975 in Mazatlán.


Manny Ramirez is a baseball player. Manny was born on May 30th, 1972 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Dania Ramirez is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1997. Dania was given the name Dania Jissel Ramirez on November 8th, 1979 in Santo Domingo.


Efren Ramírez is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Efren was given the name Efrain Antonio Ramirez on October 2nd, 1973 in Los Angeles.


Where is the name Ramirez popular?

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Popularity of Ramirez as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ramirez as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Arizona.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ramirez U.S.
  White 3.89% 64.26%
  African American 0.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 94.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ramirez

People with the last name Ramirez are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ramirez

  • How Popular is the name Ramirez? Ramirez is the 44,611th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ramirez was the 28th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ramirez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55 babies born with the first name Ramirez in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ramirez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ramirez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ramirez is Thursday, May 3rd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Ramirez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ramirez was in 1988 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Ramirez Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ramirez is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Ramirez: Your name in reverse order is Zerimar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rzameri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ramirez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 557,423 people with the last name Ramirez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ramirez? Ramirez was ranked as the 28th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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What does the name Ramirez mean?

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Iis for ideas, that you bring to life.

Ris for romp, you know how to have fun!

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Zis for zest, your zeal for life.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.