Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Rams family
The surname Rams 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 Rams family
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Rams Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ram, Rame, Ramm, Ramms, Rams, Rames, Ramme, de Ram and many more.
Early Notables of the Rams family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rams family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rams Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thomas Rams, who settled in South Carolina in 1830
Contemporary Notables of the name Rams (post 1700)
- Edwin Marion Rams, Urban Economist, Lecturer and Author, Maryland
- Armando I Rams, American finance manager
- Dieter Rams (b. 1932), German industrial designer
- Andy Rams (b. 1980), professional tennis player from Israel