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Rannells Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rannulf Ranel of ancient Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Pannell, Gunnells, Vannelli, Sandell, Channell, Runnells, Tennell

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Where is the Rannells family from?

You can see how Rannells families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rannells family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rannells families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Rannells families living in Ohio. This was about 80% of all the recorded Rannells's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rannells families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rannells surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rannells ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rannells. 40% of Rannells men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Rannells women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rannells were Labor and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    36%
  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Grade Teacher
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rannells. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rannells census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 140 immigration records available for the last name Rannells. 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 Cards

There are 370 military records available for the last name Rannells. For the veterans among your Rannells ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rannells lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rannells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rannells in 1964 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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