Ramsburg Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Ramsburg Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Gunzenhausen, Franconia. Alternatively it may be a variant of Swiss German Ramsperger or German Ramsberger, habitational names for someone from any of several places in southern Germany called Ramsberg.

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

Similar surnames: Ramberg, Remsberg, Ramser, Lamberg, Risberg, Remsburg, Romesburg

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ramsburg Family Origin

Where is the Ramsburg family from?

Ramsburg Family Occupations

What did your Ramsburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramsburg. The most common Ramsburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ramsburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ramsburg family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Ramsburg | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Ramsburg Historical Records

What Ramsburg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ramsburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramsburg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ramsburg

Passenger List

There are 169 immigration records available for the last name Ramsburg. 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.

View all Ramsburg immigration records

Draft Card

There are 545 military records available for the last name Ramsburg. For the veterans among your Ramsburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ramsburg military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ramsburg family history.

Ramsburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramsburg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ramsburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ramsburg in 1961 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramsburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramsburg 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.

Famous Ramsburg Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name