Ranker Family History

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Ranker Name Meaning

topographic name from Ranke 2. variant of Rang 2.

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

Similar surnames: Ranger, Banker, Rinner, Recker, Reker, Wanner, Ranke, Danker, Rinker

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Ranker Family Origin

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Ranker Family Occupations

What did your Ranker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ranker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranker. The most common Ranker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ranker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Cooper

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ranker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ranker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ranker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ranker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ranker. 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 Ranker. For the veterans among your Ranker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ranker Life Expectancy

What is the average Ranker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ranker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ranker in 1962 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ranker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ranker 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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