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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rankins

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  1. plural of ránkin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rankins

Sheldon Rankins is a football player. Sheldon was born on April 2nd, 1994 in Covington, Georgia.


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Popularity of Rankins as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rankins U.S.
  White 25.05% 64.26%
  African American 68.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rankins

People with the last name Rankins are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rankins

  • How Popular is the name Rankins? As a last name Rankins was the 8,634th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Rankins first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Rankins is Sunday, September 17th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Rankins? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Rankins. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Rankins: Your name in reverse order is Sniknar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sikanrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rankins? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,809 people with the last name Rankins.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rankins? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Rankins as their last name.

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Past life for Rankins born Aug 28, 2017

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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