Ramp Family History

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Ramp Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Rampf, from Middle High German ramft, ranft ‘edge’, ‘wall’, ‘crust (of bread)’; applied as a topographic name for someone who lived at the limit or outer edge of some feature, for example a field, or possibly, in the sense ‘crust’, a nickname for a poor person.

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Ramm, Rasp, Kramp, Rapp, Ram, Damp, Raak, Raap, Remp

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Ramp Family Origin

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Ramp Family Occupations

What did your Ramp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Rr Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramp. A less common occupation for the Ramp family was Teamster. The most common Ramp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ramp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Rr Conductor

    4%
  • Teamster

    4%

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

Ramp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ramp Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramp lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ramp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ramp in 1955 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramp 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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