Rands Family History

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Rands Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rand 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rand, Rawls, Sands, Ranes, Rans, Randt, Lands, Brands, Danis, Hands

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Rands Family Origin

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Rands Family Occupations

What did your Rands ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rands occupation in Canada was Student. 31% of Rands's were Students. Student, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rands. A less common occupation for the Rands family was Carpenter.

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  • Student

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Labourer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rands ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rands Historical Records

What Rands family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rands. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rands census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rands. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rands. For the veterans among your Rands ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rands Life Expectancy

What is the average Rands lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rands life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rands in 1962 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rands

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rands ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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