Rampey Family History

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Rampey Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Rampe: habitational name from a place so named near Schwerin. in the north, a metonymic occupational name for someone who looked after a warehouse or granary for example, from Middle Low German rampe ‘storage’, ‘warehouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsey, Rasey, Lampe, Ramer, Rarey, Rampley, Rammel, Rappe, Campen

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Rampey Family Origin

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Rampey Family Occupations

What did your Rampey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rampey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Rampey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rampey family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farmer & Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rampey.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Farmer & Miller

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Rampey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rampey Life Expectancy

What is the average Rampey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rampey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rampey in 1957 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rampey 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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