Rama Family History

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Rama Name Meaning

Indian (southern states): variant of Ram. Portuguese, Galician, and Catalan: habitational name from any of the places called Rama in Portugal (Guimarães), Galicia (A Coruña) and Catalonia (Girona). Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese: topographic name from rama ‘branch’. Italian: topographic name from dialect rama ‘branch’ (see Ramo).

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

Similar surnames: Ram, Ramo, Sama, Rada, Rana, Rapa, Raba, Lama, Roma, Ramm

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Rama Family Origin

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Rama Family Occupations

What did your Rama ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rama occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rama's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rama. A less common occupation for the Rama family was Coal Miner.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Rama Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rama Life Expectancy

What is the average Rama lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rama in 1950 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rama

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rama 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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