Range Name Meaning

German: nickname for a ragamuffin, from Middle High German range ‘naughty boy’, ‘urchin’. German: variant of Rang 3. French: from Old French renge ‘belt worn for battle’, with a wider sense in Middle French of ‘rein’, ‘strap’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such articles.

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


Similar surnames: Gange, Ranger, Runge, Prange, Ringe, Grange, Cange, Rang, Zang, Auge

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Range Family Origin

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Range Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • At School

    19%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Range family was Servant. The most common Range occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Range's were Farmers. Farmer, At School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Range.

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Range Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Range life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Range in 1949 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Range

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