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Cronister Family History

Cronister Name Meaning
German: variant of Kronaster, habitational name for someone from a place in Bavaria called Kronast, or from Kranest, formerly Kronest, in Upper Austria near Neumarkt. The name means ‘crane's nest’. BR at Kronast, KH.

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

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1,268 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
234 Military Records
15 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Cronister Families

  • Number of Cronister families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cronister families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cronister last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cronister census records

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Cronister Family Origin

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Cronister Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cronister

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Cronister Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cronister census records

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Cronister Civil War Service Records

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