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Ransbottom Family History

Ransbottom Name Meaning

Variant of English Ramsbottom.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsbottom, Rubottom, Rowbottom, Bottoms, Longbotham, Bransom

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Where is the Ransbottom family from?

You can see how Ransbottom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ransbottom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ransbottom families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ransbottom families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Ransbottom's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Ransbottom families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ransbottom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ransbottom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ransbottom. 30% of Ransbottom men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Ransbottom women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ransbottom were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Barber
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ransbottom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ransbottom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 177 immigration records available for the last name Ransbottom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 453 military records available for the last name Ransbottom. For the veterans among your Ransbottom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ransbottom lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ransbottom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ransbottom in 1958 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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