Rampton Family History

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Rampton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Rampton, in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire; the first, and probably also the second, is named Old English ramm ‘ram’ + tun ‘settlement’. However, the modern surname is concentrated in Hampshire, suggesting perhaps that another, unidentified source could be involved.

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

Similar surnames: Frampton, Hampton, Campton, Lampton, Kimpton, Compton, Kempton

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Rampton Family Origin

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Rampton Family Occupations

What did your Rampton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rampton family was Railway Porter. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rampton. The most common Rampton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Rampton's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Laborer

  • Railway Porter


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

Rampton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Rampton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rampton 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Rampton. 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 779 military records available for the last name Rampton. For the veterans among your Rampton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rampton Life Expectancy

What is the average Rampton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rampton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rampton in 1963 was 80, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rampton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rampton 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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