Rann Family History

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Rann Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by an area of wasteland in a forest or field, Middle High German ranne. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic name of uncertain derivation.

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

Similar surnames: Bann, Kann, Tann, Rand, Gann, Dann, Mann, Pann, Ranz, Rank

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Rann Family Origin

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Rann Family Occupations

What did your Rann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Rann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rann. A less common occupation for the Rann family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Rann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Rann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rann. For the veterans among your Rann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rann Life Expectancy

What is the average Rann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rann in 1963 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rann 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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