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 1881, the most common Rans occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 50% of Rans's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Army Pensioner and Bricklayers Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rans. A less common occupation for the Rans family was Engine Cleaner.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Army Pensioner

  • Bricklayers Lab

  • Engine Cleaner


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

Rans Historical Records

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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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rans

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 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 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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