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Type Surname
Other Forms FormsRampf, Ramft

Meaning & History

German and Swiss German: variant of Rampf, from Middle High German ramft, ranft ‘edge’, ‘wall’, ‘crust (of bread)’; applied as a topographic name for someone who lived at the limit or outer edge of some feature, for example a field, or possibly, in the sense ‘crust’, a nickname for a poor person.
Added 5/29/2018 by jetamio1977
Edited 3/6/2020 by Mike C