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Rame Early Origins



The surname Rame was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Rame Spelling Variations


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Rame Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ram, Rame, Ramm, Ramms, Rams, Rames, Ramme, de Ram and many more.

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Rame Early History


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Rame Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rame research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1835, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Rame History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rame Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rame Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rame Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rame Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catharine Rame, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1791
  • Francis and Catherine Rame with their two sons, who came to Philadelphia in 1791
  • Francis Rame, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1791

Rame Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Claude Rame, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1827

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Rame Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rame Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 March 2010 at 08:00.

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