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Cromer Family History

Cromer Name Meaning
French: from a Germanic personal name, Hrodmar, composed of hrod ‘renown’, ‘glory’ + mar ‘famous’.English: habitational name from Cromer in Norfolk, recorded in the 13th century as Crowemere, from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + mere ‘lake’.Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kromer.

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

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39,832 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,630 Military Records
1,586 Immigration Records
30,481 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cromer Families

  • Number of Cromer families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cromer families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cromer families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cromer Family Origin

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Cromer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cromer

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Cromer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cromer census records

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Cromer Civil War Service Records

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