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Ramer Family History

Ramer Name Meaning
German: occupational name, perhaps for a dairy farmer, from Middle High German rom ‘cream’, or for a frame or loom-maker, from Middle High German ram(e) ‘frame’, ‘loom’.Possibly and altered spelling of German Römer (see Roemer).

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

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18,472 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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1,792 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Ramer Families

  • Number of Ramer families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ramer families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ramer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ramer census records

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Ramer Family Origin

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Ramer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ramer

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Ramer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ramer census records

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Ramer Civil War Service Records

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