Ramus Name Meaning

French: from Old French ramu ‘branch’, hence a nickname of similar application to Ramage 2, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a wooded place. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hraban ‘raven’ + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Ramos, Camus, Rasmus, Remus, Ramm, Rados, Raque, Camps, Ranum, Remes

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Ramus Family Origin

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Ramus Family Occupations

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  • Brakesman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Ramus occupation in Canada was Brakesman. 100% of Ramus's were Brakesmans.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Ramus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ramus in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ramus

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