Ranstrom Family History

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Ranstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Ranström): ornamental name from a place name formed with Ran- (from Swedish ramn ‘raven’) + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Renstrom, Branstrom, Granstrom, Hagstrom, Safstrom, Malstrom

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Ranstrom Family Origin

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Ranstrom Family Occupations

What did your Ranstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ranstrom family was Works In Corn Planter Works. The most common Ranstrom occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Ranstrom's were Farmings. Farming and Journeyman Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ranstrom.

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  • Farming

  • Journeyman Tailor

  • Works In Corn Planter Works


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

Ranstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ranstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ranstrom 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Ranstrom. 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 92 military records available for the last name Ranstrom. For the veterans among your Ranstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ranstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Ranstrom lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ranstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ranstrom in 1957 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ranstrom 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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