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Ramser Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in the Palatinate and in Switzerland called Ramsen, or from places in Austria and upper Bavaria called Ramsau. In the Bavarian dialect of German Rams means ‘scree’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramseur, Ramsey, Ramer, Rammer, Nasser, Reiser, Ranger, Ramsden

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Ramser Family Origin

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Ramser Family Occupations

What did your Ramser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Distiller and Furniture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ramser. The most common Ramser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Ramser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ramser family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Distiller

    14%
  • Furniture Dealer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ramser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ramser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ramser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ramser. 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 Card

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

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Ramser Life Expectancy

What is the average Ramser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ramser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ramser in 1955 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ramser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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