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Crocker Family History

Crocker Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).Americanized spelling of German Krocker.

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

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27,542 Military Records
16,538 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Crocker Families

  • Number of Crocker families
     207 - 412
     70 - 206
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crocker families
     549 - 1,096
     184 - 548
     1 - 183
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Crocker families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crocker Family Origin

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Crocker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Crocker

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Crocker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Crocker Civil War Service Records

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