Rambo Family History

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Rambo Name Meaning

French: variant of Rambeau. German: variant of Rambow.

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

Similar surnames: Rambow, Raby, Ram, Kramb, Ramm, Raab, Camby, Trumbo, Raba, Rayo

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Rambo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rambo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rambo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Rambo Family Origin

Where is the Rambo family from?

Rambo Family Occupations

What did your Rambo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rambo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rambo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rambo. A less common occupation for the Rambo family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rambo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rambo Historical Records

What Rambo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Rambo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rambo 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 Rambo. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Rambo. For the veterans among your Rambo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rambo Life Expectancy

What is the average Rambo lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rambo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rambo in 1941 was 18, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rambo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rambo 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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