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Origin: Scotland and northern Ireland
Variant(s): Rankine
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Rankin is a last name of Scottish and northern Irish origin. The name is derived from the medieval personal name Rankin which is a diminutive of Ronald or Rand combined with the diminutive suffix kin.[1]

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  1. ^ Rankin Name Meaning and History Retrieved on 2008-02-22. (The website cites Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4.)
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