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Rann Family History

Rann Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by an area of wasteland in a forest or field, Middle High German ranne. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic name of uncertain derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Bann, Kann, Tann, Rand, Gann, Dann, Mann, Pann, Ranz, Rank

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Where is the Rann family from?

You can see how Rann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rann families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 22 Rann families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Rann's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Rann. 43% of Rann men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Labourer
    29%
  • Merchant
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rann. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rann. For the veterans among your Rann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rann in 1963 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

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