Rang Family History

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Rang Name Meaning

variant of Range. topographic name for someone who lived by a bend or slope in a thoroughfare, from rang ‘bend’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on rang, rank ‘curved’, ‘bending’; ‘slender’.

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


Similar surnames: Rand, Rank, Ranz, Wang, Rann, Fang, Bang, Rana, Range, Ring

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Rang Family Origin

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Rang Family Occupations

What did your Rang ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rang family was Bar Keeper. The most common Rang occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Rang's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rang.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Bar Keeper

    3%

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

Rang Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rang 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 Rang. 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 Rang. For the veterans among your Rang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rang Life Expectancy

What is the average Rang lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rang in 1956 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rang 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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