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Ramon Family History

Ramon Name Meaning

Spanish (Ramón), Portuguese, and Catalan: from the personal name Ramón or Ramon, of Germanic origin (see Raymond).

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


Similar surnames: Rayon, Ragon, Ramson, Ramo, Ramos, Baron, Bacon, Damon, Gamon, Malon

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Where is the Ramon family from?

You can see how Ramon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ramon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ramon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ramon families living in Louisiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Ramon's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ramon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ramon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ramon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ramon. 39% of Ramon men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Ramon women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ramon were Carpenter and Basket Maker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Basket Maker
    7%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Ramon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramon. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ramon. For the veterans among your Ramon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ramon lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ramon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ramon in 1954 was 38, and 60 in 2004.

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