Ramm Name Meaning

German and English: from Middle High German ram, Middle English ram(m) ‘ram’, ‘male sheep’, hence a nickname for a forceful or lusty individual (in the case of the English name, perhaps in part representing a continued use of an Old English byname). It may also occasionally have been a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a ram. The German term also denotes a pile-driver or battering ram, and the surname may have arisen as an occupational name for someone who operated either of these. German: habitational name from either of two places named Ramm, in Westphalia and Mecklenburg. Jewish: variant spelling of Ram.

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

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Ramm Family Origin

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Ramm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Ramm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ramm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ramm family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramm.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Ramm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ramm in 1957 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramm

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