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Crite Family History

Crite Name Meaning
Perhaps an Americanized spelling of South German Kreit(h), a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for farming’, or of North German Kreite, a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle Low German kreit ‘strife’.

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

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391 Military Records
71 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Crite Families

  • Number of Crite families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crite families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Crite last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crite Family Origin

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Crite Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Crite

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Crite Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Crite census records

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Crite Civil War Service Records

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