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Rampley Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly in Suffolk.

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


Similar surnames: Rampey, Rackley, Lampley, Ramaley, Tarpley, Ramsey, Radley, Rapley

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Where is the Rampley family from?

You can see how Rampley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rampley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rampley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Rampley family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rampley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rampley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rampley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rampley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rampley. 57% of Rampley men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Rampley women worked as a Housekeeping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rampley were Farm Hand and Maid.

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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
    57%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Farm Hand
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeping
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Nurse
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rampley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rampley 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Rampley. 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 543 military records available for the last name Rampley. For the veterans among your Rampley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rampley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rampley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rampley in 1963 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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