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ˈræŋ kɪnrankin

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  1. Rankin, Jeannette Rankinnoun

    leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)


  1. Rankinnoun

    A Scottish and Northern Irish surname, from a diminutive of the name Ronald.


  1. Rankin

    John Rankin Waddell, working name Rankin is an English portrait and fashion photographer.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rankin is ranked #1229 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rankin surname appeared 28,821 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 10 would have the surname Rankin.

    78.4% or 22,616 total occurrences were White.
    15.8% or 4,554 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 764 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 594 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 153 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 141 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rankin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rankin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
    • A. flabby
    • B. lank
    • C. dicotyledonous
    • D. jejune

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