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Crittenden Family History

Crittenden Name Meaning
English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden in Kent, which is named with the Old English personal name Gu{dh}here + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’. adm.

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

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45,765 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,339 Military Records
2,217 Immigration Records
37,912 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Crittenden Families

  • Number of Crittenden families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crittenden families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Crittenden last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crittenden Family Origin

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Crittenden Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Crittenden

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Crittenden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Crittenden Civil War Service Records

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