Ramson Family History

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Ramson Name Meaning

English: presumably a patronymic from a Middle English survival of Old English Ramm ‘ram’ or Hrafn ‘raven’ as a personal name. Name found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad: probably from the personal name Ram and the English suffix -son.

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

Similar surnames: Ranson, Samson, Raison, Rayson, Rapson, Jason, Hasson, Cason, Ramsden

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Ramson Family Origin

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Ramson Family Occupations

What did your Ramson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ramson. 60% of Ramson men worked as a General Labourer and 95% of Ramson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ramson were Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Ramson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ramson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramson. 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 733 military records available for the last name Ramson. For the veterans among your Ramson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramson Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ramson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ramson in 1955 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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