Ramsdell Family History

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Ramsdell Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly from Ramsdell in Hampshire, but more likely from Ramsdale, a place in North Yorkshire, named from Old English hramsa ‘wild garlic’ (or possibly the genitive case of the byname Ram(m) ‘ram’) + dæl ‘valley’, or from Ramsdale Farm in Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Compare Ransdell.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsden, Ramsell, Ransdell, Blaisdell, Rishell, Haswell, Caswell

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Ramsdell Family Origin

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Ramsdell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Student

    25%
  • Fisherman

    17%
  • Hair Dresser

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ramsdell family was Hair Dresser. Farmer, Student and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramsdell. The most common Ramsdell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Ramsdell's were Farmers.

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Ramsdell Historical Records

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Ramsdell Life Expectancy

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