Ramo Family History
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