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Ransom Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) (see Rand 1).

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


Similar surnames: Ranson, Manson, Ramson, Anson, Hanson, Branson, Francom, Rapson

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Ransom Family Origin

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Ransom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Student

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

In 1881, the most common Ransom occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Ransom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ransom family was Cultivateur. Farmer, Student and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ransom.

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Ransom Life Expectancy

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