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Rampey Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Rampe in the north a metonymic occupational name for someone who looked after a warehouse or granary for example from Middle Low German rampe ‘storage warehouse’ or lived near one.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ramsey, Rasey, Lampe, Ramer, Rarey, Rampley, Rammel, Rappe, Campen

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Where is the Rampey family from?

You can see how Rampey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rampey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rampey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Rampey family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Rampey's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Rampey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rampey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rampey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rampey. 32% of Rampey men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Rampey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rampey were Salesman 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

  • Farmer
  • Weaver
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Weaver
  • Spinner
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rampey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rampey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 56 immigration records available for the last name Rampey. 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 298 military records available for the last name Rampey. For the veterans among your Rampey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rampey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rampey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rampey in 1957 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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