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Rankin Genealogy & History

Rankin is an English and Scottish surname, from the given name Rankin, which is a nickname that comes from Rande and the suffix -kin. Rand is Old German for shield and was a part of many compound personal names devised in what are now Germany and France before 1000. Rankin family history begins with Gilbert Reynkyn, noted in the Hundred Rolls of Kent in 1273. Rankin genealogy boasts many famous people, such as Rankin/Bass Animation co-founder Arthur Rankin Jr., Rankine temperature scale namesake physicist William Rankine, and Montana Representative Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress.

Rankin Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Rankin-- --, 1934December 31,1995MS
B Courtney Rankin-- --, 1914March 2,1993NY
C Baird Rankin-- --, 1914January 25,2000OH
D Irene Rankin-- --, 1931June 4,2001PA

Rankin Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Joyce Rankin-- --, 1926July ,1979Rye,NY
F Marguer Rankin-- --, 1918July 14,2010Kirkland,WA
G Eileen Rankin-- --, 1928March 30,1992Findlay,OH
Hal Rankin-- --, 1906December 23,1999San Antonio,TX

Rankin Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bruce RankinMartha MullerApril 15,1942Wake, NC
Dwight RankinSandra BishopAugust 4,1962Wake, NC
Edward RankinFrances WallaceJune 12,1948Wake, NC
James RankinMary JeffreysMay 9,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Rankin

973rd: Childers974th: Liu
975th: Tuttle976th: Barlow
977th: Field978th: Guerrero
979th: Knowles980th: Terrell
981st: Schumacher982nd: McKenna

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