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Ramsay Family History

Ramsay Name Meaning
Scottish: variant (the usual spelling in Scotland) of Ramsey.

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

898,731 Historical Documents with Ramsay on Ancestry.com
205,851 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,290 Military Records
36,337 Immigration Records
162,912 Census and Voter Lists
471,341 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ramsay Families

  • Number of Ramsay families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ramsay families
     216 - 430
     73 - 215
     1 - 72
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ramsay families
     740 - 1,477
     247 - 739
     1 - 246
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ramsay census records

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Ramsay Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Ramsay families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Ramsay Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Ramsay families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Ramsay

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Ramsay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ramsay census records

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Ramsay Civil War Service Records

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