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Ramson Family History

Ramson Surname Meaning

English:: variant of Ramsden . habitational name either from Ramshorn in Bickington (Devon) or from Rampisham (Dorset).

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

Similar surnames: Ranson, Samson, Raison, Rayson, Rapson, Jason, Hasson, Cason, Ramsden

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Where is the Ramson family from?

You can see how Ramson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ramson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ramson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 26 Ramson families living in Ontario. This was about 30% of all the recorded Ramson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ramson families in 1911.
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What did your Ramson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ramson. 100% of Ramson men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ramson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ramson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Ramson. 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 733 military records available for the last name Ramson. For the veterans among your Ramson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ramson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ramson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ramson in 1955 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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