Raman Family History

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Raman Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit rama ‘pleasing’, ‘charming’ (see Ram) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Rajan, Rama, Zaman, Rahman, Ramson, Rayman, Roman, Radman, Ryman

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Raman Family Origin

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Raman Family Occupations

What did your Raman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot Clicker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Raman. 13% of Raman men worked as a Boot Clicker and 46% of Raman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Raman were Domestic Servant and Domestic Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boot Clicker
    13%
  • Builder
    13%
  • Carpenter Labourer
    13%
  • Domestic Servant
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Cashier
    10%
  • Domestic Duties
    10%
  • Domestic Worker
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Raman Historical Records

What Raman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Raman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Raman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 511 military records available for the last name Raman. For the veterans among your Raman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raman Life Expectancy

What is the average Raman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Raman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Raman in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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