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Ranson Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) (see Rand 1). French: variant of Renson, a reduced form of Rennesson, a pet form (with the double diminutive suffix -esson) of a personal name derived from the Germanic name Ragino or a compound name with the first element ragin- ‘counsel’.

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


Similar surnames: Ransom, Ramson, Branson, Hanson, Anson, Manson, Janson, Brandon

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Ranson Family Origin

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Ranson Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ranson family was Annuitant. The most common Ranson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Ranson's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranson.

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Ranson Life Expectancy

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