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Ramson Name Meaning

English: presumably a patronymic from a Middle English survival of Old English Ramm ‘ram’ or Hrafn ‘raven’ as a personal name. Name found among people of Indian origin in Guyana and Trinidad: probably from the personal name Ram and the English suffix -son.

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


Similar surnames: Ranson, Samson, Raison, Rayson, Rapson, Jason, Hasson, Cason, Ramsden

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Ramson Family Origin

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Ramson Family Occupations

What did your Ramson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramson. The most common Ramson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ramson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ramson family was Axe Striker.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Axe Striker

    2%

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

Ramson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ramson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ramson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ramson in 1955 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramson 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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