Ramel Family History

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Ramel Name Meaning

French: from Old French ramel, diminutive of ra(i)m ‘branch’ (Latin ramus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area. It is possible that it was also used as a nickname for someone who had some particular connection with Palm Sunday, for which the French term is (dimanche des) rameaux.

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

Similar surnames: Hamel, Camel, Ramus, Kamel, Gamel, Rammel, Ravel, Rimel, Bramel, Game

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Ramel Family Origin

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Ramel Family Occupations

What did your Ramel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ramel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Ramel's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramel. A less common occupation for the Ramel family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Clerk

  • Butcher


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Ramel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ramel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramel 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 941 immigration records available for the last name Ramel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 666 military records available for the last name Ramel. For the veterans among your Ramel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ramel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ramel in 1959 was 57, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramel 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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