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Origin and popularity of the name RAMO

Origin

Ramo : 1: Spanish: perhaps a topographic name from ramo ‘branch’ (compare Ramos).2: Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from O Ramo or Monte de Ramo places in Galicia (Spain) or from Ramo in Portugal.3: Italian: from the old personal name Ramo or directly from ramo ‘branch’ an allusion to the olive branch as Christian symbol of peace.4: Albanian: from a short form of the Muslim personal name Ramadan and its Albanian variant Ramazan.5: Finnish (Rämö): variant of Rämä (see Rama). Recorded as a farm name in the Karelian Isthmus since the 16th century and later as a hereditary surname.6: Altered form of French Raymond. Compare Raymo.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 3,637 individuals with the name RAMO on Geneanet.

 

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