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Find more Ranks 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 146 more people named Ranks 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 103 people named Ranks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 142% more people named Ranks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 249 people named Ranks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38 adults were unmarried
  • 26 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,817
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,817

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were born in foreign countries