Rankine Family History

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Rankine Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Rankin.

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

Similar surnames: Rankin, Rankins, Caine, Junkins, Rennie, Calkin, Hanken, Haning

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Rankine Family Origin

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Rankine Family Occupations

What did your Rankine ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rankine. 26% of Rankine men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Rankine women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rankine were Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Matron
  • Boarder
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rankine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Rankine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rankine 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Rankine. 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 Rankine. For the veterans among your Rankine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rankine Life Expectancy

What is the average Rankine lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rankine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rankine in 1964 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rankine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rankine 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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