Rans Family History

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Rans Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): variant spelling of Rance.

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


Similar surnames: Rains, Rank, Ranes, Ryans, Bane, Hane, Raes, Agans, Mans, Want

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Rans Family Origin

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Rans Family Occupations

What did your Rans ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rans. 29% of Rans men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Rans women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rans were Baterman and Religieuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Blacksmith
    15%
  • Student
    10%
  • Baterman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Religieuse
    20%

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

Rans Historical Records

What Rans family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rans 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Rans. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rans. For the veterans among your Rans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rans Life Expectancy

What is the average Rans lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rans in 1964 was 86, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rans 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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