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Ramage Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a savage or unpredictable individual, from Middle English, Old French rammage ‘wild’ (applied to a bird of prey), Late Latin ramaticus, from ramus ‘branch’. Compare Savage. French: from a derivative of Old French ramu ‘branch’, with the sense ‘forest’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a forest. The term ramage also had a legal sense, denoting the right to cut branches within a manorial forest, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname for someone who had this feudal right.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Savage, Range, Ramus, Ladage, Delage, Rama, Gamage, Ramsden, Waage

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Ramage Family Origin

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Ramage Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coalminer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ramage family was Farmer. The most common Ramage occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Ramage's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramage.

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