Raman Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit rama ‘pleasing’, ‘charming’ (see Ram) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Rajan, Rama, Zaman, Rahman, Ramson, Rayman, Roman, Radman, Ryman

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Raman Family Origin

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Raman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farm Hand

    18%
  • Sailor

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%

In 1880, the most common Raman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Raman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raman. A less common occupation for the Raman family was Blacksmith.

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Raman Historical Records

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Raman Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Raman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Raman in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raman

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