Ranch Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a respelling of German Rensch or Ränsch, Rantsch, which are probably from a Germanic pet form of a Slavic personal name. The surname is found in English records, but appears to have been taken there from Germany and Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Rasch, Rach, Rench, Lynch, Jach, Pach, Branch, Roch, Rance, Drach

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Ranch Family Origin

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Ranch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranch. The most common Ranch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ranch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ranch family was Butcher.

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Ranch Historical Records

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Ranch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ranch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ranch in 1963 was 78, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ranch

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