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Find more Rank relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 13 more people named Rank in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,309 people named Rank in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Rank in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,322 people named Rank were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,147 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 400 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Rank families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German