Rantanen Family History

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Rantanen Name Meaning

Finnish: variant of Ranta ‘shore’ + the common surname suffix -nen. This was widely adopted, often in place of Swedish surnames containing the element strand ‘shore’, during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Rantala, Raisanen, Tahtinen, Hanninen, Ranta, Manninen, Wirtanen

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Rantanen Family Origin

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Rantanen Family Occupations

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