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Crew Family History

Crew Name Meaning
English: habitational name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, named with Old Welsh criu ‘weir’. This denoted a wickerwork fence that was stretched across a river to catch fish.

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

393,819 Historical Documents with Crew on Ancestry.com
78,111 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,137 Military Records
4,299 Immigration Records
56,231 Census and Voter Lists
239,041 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Crew Families

  • Number of Crew families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crew families
     185 - 367
     62 - 184
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Crew families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crew Family Origin

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Crew Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Crew

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Crew Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Crew census records

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Crew Civil War Service Records

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