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Crown Family History

Crown Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Craon in Mayenne, France.English: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, Middle English croun.This name has probably also assimilated examples of German or Swedish Kron ‘crown’, or cognates in other languages.

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

107,732 Historical Documents with Crown on Ancestry.com
28,749 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,699 Military Records
3,065 Immigration Records
26,351 Census and Voter Lists
36,868 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Crown Families

  • Number of Crown families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crown families
     58 - 114
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Crown families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crown Family Origin

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Crown Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Crown

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Crown Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Crown census records

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Crown Civil War Service Records

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