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The Rimes surname comes from the Old French "ramel," in turn from the Latin "ramus," meaning "a branch;" as such it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived in a wooded area. It has also been suggested that the name was of nickname origins for someone who had a connection with Palm Sunday (dimanche des rameaux).

Rimes Early Origins



The surname Rimes was first found in Languedoc where this celebrated family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Rimes Spelling Variations


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Rimes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ramel, Ramelle, Ramels, Ramelles, Rammel, Rammelle, Rammels, Rammelles, Rauml, Raumel, Raumels, Raumelle, Raumelles, La Ramuel and many more.

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Rimes Early History


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Rimes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rimes research. Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1365, 1470, 1577, 1586, 1673, 1692, 1766, 1768, 1791, 1792, 1815, 1819, and 1829 are included under the topic Early Rimes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rimes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rimes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rimes 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 or some of its variants were: George Ramel settled in Philadelphia in 1751; and Mr. Ramel settled in Philadelphia in 1863.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Rimes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rimes 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 13 March 2015 at 16:39.

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