Ramstad Family History

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Ramstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of over twenty farmsteads named in Old Norse as Hrafnsstaðir, from the personal name Hrafn, meaning ‘raven’ + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’. Swedish: ornamental name, probably of the same derivation as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Balstad, Rolstad, Skramstad, Rostad, Barstad, Homstad, Rogstad

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Ramstad Family Origin

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Ramstad Family Occupations

What did your Ramstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ramstad family was Works In Lumber Yard. The most common Ramstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ramstad's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramstad.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • House Keeper

  • Works In Lumber Yard


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Ramstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ramstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramstad 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramstad. 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 476 military records available for the last name Ramstad. For the veterans among your Ramstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ramstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ramstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ramstad in 1940 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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