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Creswell Family History

Creswell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places named Creswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, as for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire.

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

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41,219 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,424 Military Records
2,672 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Creswell Families

  • Number of Creswell families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Creswell families
     76 - 150
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Creswell families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Creswell census records

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Creswell Family Origin

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Creswell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Creswell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Creswell

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Creswell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Creswell census records

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Creswell Civil War Service Records

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