Ranes Family History

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Ranes Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Raines.

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

Similar surnames: Rans, Rynes, Hanes, Raines, Rasey, Rands, Eales, Rakes, Rayes, Sales

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Ranes Family Origin

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Ranes Family Occupations

What did your Ranes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ranes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Ranes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranes. A less common occupation for the Ranes family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Ranes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ranes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ranes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 655 immigration records available for the last name Ranes. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ranes. For the veterans among your Ranes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ranes Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ranes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ranes in 1951 was 27, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ranes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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