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Ramsell Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Probably an altered spelling of German Rams(e)l, Dutch Ramsel, a habitational name from Ramsel in Antwerp province, Belgium; a group of people migrated from there to Swabia in 1570. In some instances the German name may have derived from a nickname for a roguish person.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsdell, Rassel, Rammel, Rosell, Ansell, Bramwell, Ramseur, Tassell

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Ramsell Family Origin

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Ramsell Family Occupations

What did your Ramsell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ramsell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Ramsell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Car Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramsell. A less common occupation for the Ramsell family was Carriage Smith.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Car Conductor

    6%
  • Carriage Smith

    6%

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

Ramsell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ramsell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramsell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ramsell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ramsell in 1954 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramsell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramsell 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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