Rhame Family History

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Rhame Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Rähme, a variant of Rahm 3.

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

Similar surnames: Rhames, Sham, Rape, Ramm, Rhome, Rawe, Rhule, Hamel, Hane, Hake

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Rhame Family Origin

Where is the Rhame family from?

Rhame Family Occupations

What did your Rhame ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rhame occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Rhame's were Farmers. Farmer, Attorney At Law and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhame. A less common occupation for the Rhame family was Fireman.

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  • Farmer

  • Attorney At Law

  • Farm Hand

  • Fireman


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

Rhame Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rhame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhame 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Rhame. 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 487 military records available for the last name Rhame. For the veterans among your Rhame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhame Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhame lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rhame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rhame in 1957 was 43, and 58 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhame 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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