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Rankins Name Meaning

Although not listed by Black, this may be presumed to be a patronymic from Rankin, along with Rankinson, which Black does record.

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


Similar surnames: Rankine, Mankins, Hankins, Rankin, Jenkins, Markins, Lakins, Adkins

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Rankins Family Origin

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Rankins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Rankins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rankins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rankins family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rankins.

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Rankins Life Expectancy

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