Ransdell Family History

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Ransdell Name Meaning

Probably a variant form of English Ransdale, itself a variant of Ramsdale (see Ramsdell).

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


Similar surnames: Randell, Ramsdell, Lansdell, Sandell, Hansell, Castell, Rundell

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Ransdell Family Origin

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Ransdell Family Occupations

What did your Ransdell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ransdell family was Retired Farmer. The most common Ransdell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ransdell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ransdell.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%

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Ransdell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ransdell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ransdell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ransdell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ransdell in 1944 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ransdell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ransdell 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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