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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rams



Rams Early Origins



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.

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Rams Spelling Variations


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Rams 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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Rams Early History


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Rams Early History



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

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Rams Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rams Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rams 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:

Rams Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rams, who setted in South Carolina in 1830

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rams (post 1700)


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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

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Rams Family Crest Products


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Rams Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Rams Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rams 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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