Ranch Family History

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Ranch Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a respelling of German Rensch or Ränsch, Rantsch, which are probably from a Germanic pet form of a Slavic personal name. The surname is found in English records, but appears to have been taken there from Germany and Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Rasch, Rach, Rench, Lynch, Jach, Pach, Branch, Roch, Rance, Drach

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Ranch Family Origin

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Ranch Family Occupations

What did your Ranch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Unemployed and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ranch. 20% of Ranch men worked as a General Labourer Unemployed and 43% of Ranch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ranch were Painters Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Unemployed
    20%
  • Hairdresser
    20%
  • Instrument Makers Cist Clerk
    20%
  • Painters Labourer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Barmaid
    15%
  • Chief Clerk Grocers In
    15%
  • Domestic Duties
    15%

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

Ranch Historical Records

What Ranch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Ranch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ranch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ranch. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Ranch. For the veterans among your Ranch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ranch Life Expectancy

What is the average Ranch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ranch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ranch in 1963 was 78, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ranch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ranch 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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