Early Origins of the Ramme family
The surname Ramme 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.
Early History of the Ramme family
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Ramme Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ram, Rame, Ramm, Ramms, Rams, Rames, Ramme, de Ram and many more.
Early Notables of the Ramme family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ramme family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ramme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christ Ramme, who settled in New York, NY in 1857
- Wilhelmine Ramme, who settled in America in 1867
Contemporary Notables of the name Ramme (post 1700)
- Jens Ramme (b. 1963), German former footballer
- Walter Ramme (b. 1895), German freestyle swimmer at the 1912 Summer Olympics
- Willy Adolf Theodor Ramme (1887-1953), German entomologist