Ranger Family History

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Ranger Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gamekeeper or warden, from Middle English ranger, an agent derivative of range(n) ‘to arrange or dispose’. German: variant of Rang 2, 3. German: habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rangen, in Alsace, Bavaria, and Hesse. French: from a Germanic personal name formed with rang, rank ‘curved’, ‘bent’; ‘slender’.

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


Similar surnames: Ringer, Manger, Anger, Fanger, Sanger, Rager, Zanger, Range, Hanger

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Ranger Family Origin

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Ranger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Ranger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Ranger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ranger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranger.

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Ranger Historical Records

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Ranger Life Expectancy

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Famous Ranger Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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