Ramus Family History

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Ramus Name Meaning

French: from Old French ramu ‘branch’, hence a nickname of similar application to Ramage 2, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a wooded place. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hraban ‘raven’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramos, Camus, Rasmus, Remus, Ramm, Rados, Raque, Camps, Ranum, Remes

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Ramus Family Origin

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Ramus Family Occupations

What did your Ramus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ramus family was General Merchant. The most common Ramus occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 22% of Ramus's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Clerk At Silk Works and Gardners Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramus.

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Clerk At Silk Works

    11%
  • Gardners Laborer

    11%
  • General Merchant

    11%

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

Ramus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ramus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ramus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ramus. For the veterans among your Ramus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramus Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramus lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ramus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ramus in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramus 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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