Elizabeth Ram

Female21 March 1830–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ram was christened on 21 March 1830, in Wiveton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Ramm, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Hearn, was 25.

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James Ramm
Rebecca Hearn
John Cranefield Ramm
Rachel Maria Ramm
Elizabeth Ram
Elizabeth Ramm

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  • Elizabeth Ramm, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (3)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Raghu, Hari, Kewal, Mast, Mohan, Sadhu, Geetha, Paras, Satish, Vijay, Alka, Anil. Jewish Yossi, Amnon, Asher, Avi, Erez, Haim, Itzhak, Moshe, Shira, Yaron, Yosef.

Indian: from a personal name based on Sanskrit rāma ‘pleasing, charming’, the name of one of the chief incarnations of the god Vishnu. In the northern states of India it probably evolved into a surname from use as the final element of a compound personal names such as Atmaram (with Sanskrit ātmā ‘soul’) or Sitaram . Among Tamil and Malayalam speakers who have migrated from their home states, it is a variant of Raman . In the epic poem Ramayana, Rama is the elder brother of Lakshmana (see Lakshmanan ). Compare Rama .

Dutch, German, and English (East Anglia): from Middle Dutch, Middle High German, Middle English ram ‘ram’, either in the sense ‘male sheep’ or denoting an implement such as a battering ram or pile driver. Compare Ramm .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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