Ramos Family History

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Ramos Name Meaning

Portugese and Spanish: habitational name from any of the towns called Ramos, in Portugal and Spain. Portuguese and Spanish: from the plural of ramo ‘branch’ (Latin ramus), a topographic name for someone who lived in a thickly wooded area.

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

Similar surnames: Ramo, Ramus, Ramon, Camps, Ramm, Rokos, Amos, Rayos, Rados, Palos

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Ramos Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ramos name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ramos. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Ramos Family Origin

Where is the Ramos family from?

Ramos Family Occupations

What did your Ramos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ramos family was Cigar Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramos. The most common Ramos occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Ramos's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Cigar Maker


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

Ramos Historical Records

What Ramos family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 284,000 census records available for the last name Ramos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramos 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 105,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramos. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Ramos. For the veterans among your Ramos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramos Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramos lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ramos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ramos in 1942 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramos 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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