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Ramo Name Meaning

Spanish: perhaps a topographic name from ramo ‘branch’ (compare Ramos ). Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from O Ramo or Monte de Ramo places in Galicia (Spain) or from Ramo in Portugal. Italian: from the old personal name Ramo or directly from ramo ‘branch’ an allusion to the olive branch as Christian symbol of peace. Albanian: from a short form of the Muslim personal name Ramadan and its Albanian variant Ramazan. Finnish (Rämö): variant of Rämä (see Rama ). Recorded as a farm name in the Karelian Isthmus since the 16th century and later as a hereditary surname. Altered form of French Raymond . Compare Raymo .

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


Similar surnames: Rama, Ramos, Raso, Ramm, Razo, Raco, Ram, Deramo, Ramon, Rayo

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Where is the Ramo family from?

You can see how Ramo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ramo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ramo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Ramo families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Ramo's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ramo families in 1911.
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What did your Ramo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ramo. 48% of Ramo men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Ramo women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ramo were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • New Worker
    29%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ramo. For the veterans among your Ramo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ramo lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ramo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ramo in 1947 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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