Rance Family History

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Rance Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Rand(e) (see Rand 1).

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

Similar surnames: Hance, Lance, Ranch, Race, France, Dance, Vance, Bunce, Pane, Royce

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Rance Family Origin

Where is the Rance family from?

Rance Family Occupations

What did your Rance ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rance. A less common occupation for the Rance family was Carman. The most common Rance occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Rance's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Carman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rance ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rance Historical Records

What Rance family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Rance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rance 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rance. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Rance. For the veterans among your Rance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rance Life Expectancy

What is the average Rance lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rance in 1955 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rance 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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