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Ramsay Surname History
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Ramsay Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ramsay is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ramsay may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Ramsay Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ramsay come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Ramsay come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Ramsay Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ramsay were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ramsay. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ramsay last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Ramsay vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years.
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Ramsay Family Tree
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- James Ramsay 1863 - ?
- Hanah P Ramsay 1876 - ?
- Mrs Ramsay
- William Ramsay Ramsey, Sr 1785 - ?
- Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay, Admiral Sir 1881 - 1972
- George St Lord Ramsay 1600 - 1629
- Allan Ramsay
- Allan Ramsay 1686 - 1758
- George Ramsay 1622 - 1673
- William 1st Earl of Dalhousie Ramsay 1594 - 1672