Ramey name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ramey mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ramey

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Alt. Meaning

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramey

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramey

Patty Loveless

Patty Loveless is a country music and bluegrass music singer-songwriter. She plays Human voice and Guitar. She was most active from 1973 to 1975. Patty was given the name Patty Lee Ramey on January 4th, 1957.

Baby Huey

Baby Huey was a funk, rhythm, blues, soul music, and rock music musician. His career lasted from 1963 to 1963. Baby was given the name James Ramey on August 17th, 1944 in Richmond, Indiana, United States. He breathed his last breath on October 28th, 1970.

Venus Ramey

Venus Ramey is a tobacco farmer, activist, and cultivation of tobacco. She holds the title Miss America in 1944 and Miss Americain 1944. Venus was born on September 26th, 1924 in Ashland, Kentucky.

Gene Ramey

Gene was born on April 4th, 1913. He left this life on December 8th, 1984.

Louis Ramey

Louis Ramey is a comedian.

Philip Ramey

Philip was born on September 12th, 1939.

  • William Jesse Ramey
  • Howard Knox Ramey
  • Etienne-Jules Ramey
  • Tony Ramey
  • Homer Alonzo Ramey
  • Claude Ramey
  • James Ramey

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ramey U.S.
  White 84.77% 64.26%
  African American 10.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ramey

People with the last name Ramey are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ramey

  • How Popular is the name Ramey? Ramey is the 11,260th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ramey was the 1,616th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ramey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 947 babies born with the first name Ramey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ramey to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ramey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ramey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ramey is Wednesday, August 22nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Ramey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ramey was in 1976 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Ramey Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ramey is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Ramey: The name spelled backwards is Yemar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ymrae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ramey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 22,287 people with the last name Ramey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ramey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Ramey as their last name.
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