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Find more Rankey 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 49 more people named Rankey 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 111 people named Rankey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 44% more people named Rankey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Rankey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 30% were children
  • 10% were disabled
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,236

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 30% were first-generation Americans