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Rhames Family History

Rhames Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of German Rahmes, a habitational name from a place near Neuwied called Rahms.

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

7,992 Historical Documents with Rhames on Ancestry.com
2,274 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
347 Military Records
50 Immigration Records
1,399 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rhames Families

  • Number of Rhames families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rhames families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rhames last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rhames Family Origin

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Rhames Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rhames

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Rhames Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rhames census records

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Rhames Civil War Service Records

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