Ramsbottom Family History

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Ramsbottom Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called in Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester), named in Old English with ramm ‘ram’ (or possibly hramsa ‘wild garlic’) + bothm ‘valley bottom’.

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

Similar surnames: Sidebottom, Rowbotham, Shotton, Longbottom, Bottom, Lamberton

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Ramsbottom Family Origin

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Ramsbottom Family Occupations

What did your Ramsbottom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Cotton Mill and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramsbottom. The most common Ramsbottom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ramsbottom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ramsbottom family was Fising Tackle Mfg..

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Cotton Mill

  • Coal Miner

  • Fising Tackle Mfg.


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

Ramsbottom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ramsbottom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramsbottom 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramsbottom. 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 Ramsbottom. For the veterans among your Ramsbottom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramsbottom Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramsbottom lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ramsbottom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ramsbottom in 1960 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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