Ramey Family History

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Ramey Name Meaning

French: eastern variant of Ram.

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

Similar surnames: Robey, Rarey, Amy, Ramel, Rimer, Lamey, Romey, Rabey, Amey, Raney

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Ramey Family Origin

Where is the Ramey family from?

Ramey Family Occupations

What did your Ramey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramey. A less common occupation for the Ramey family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ramey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Ramey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ramey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ramey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ramey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ramey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ramey. For the veterans among your Ramey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramey Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ramey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ramey in 1943 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramey 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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