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Ramella Name Meaning

metathesized form of the female personal name Armella, from Latin animula, diminutive of anima ‘soul’. possibly a habitational name from any of the many places in Piedmont (where the surname is most frequent) named Ramello, possibly from ramo ‘branch’.

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

Similar surnames: Rinella, Rotella, Vanella, Parella, Farella, Rampulla, Sabella

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Where is the Ramella family from?

You can see how Ramella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ramella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ramella families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Ramella family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ramella's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Ramella families in 1911.
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What did your Ramella ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ramella. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramella. 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 Cards

There are 317 military records available for the last name Ramella. For the veterans among your Ramella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ramella lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ramella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ramella in 1944 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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