Ranney Family History

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Ranney Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and northern Irish Rainey.

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


Similar surnames: Raney, Kanney, Manney, Cranney, Canney, Reney, Rainey, Tanney, Carney

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Ranney Family Origin

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Ranney Family Occupations

What did your Ranney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ranney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ranney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ranney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ranney.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Physician

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Ranney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ranney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ranney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ranney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ranney. 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 Ranney. For the veterans among your Ranney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ranney Life Expectancy

What is the average Ranney lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ranney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ranney in 1955 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ranney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ranney 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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