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Crandell Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Crandall now found chiefly in Kent.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Crannell, Brandell, Crandall, Crangle, Caudell, Randell, Caddell

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Where is the Crandell family from?

You can see how Crandell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crandell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crandell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Crandell families living in New York. This was about 63% of all the recorded Crandell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Crandell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crandell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crandell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crandell. 18% of Crandell men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Crandell women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crandell were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Crandell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crandell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Crandell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Crandell. For the veterans among your Crandell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crandell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Crandell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crandell in 1943 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

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