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Cravey Family History

Cravey Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McGreevy. Compare McCravy.

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


Similar surnames: Craney, Craven, Cavey, Covey, Leavey, Graven, Convey, Reavey, Cave

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Where is the Cravey family from?

You can see how Cravey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cravey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cravey families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Cravey families living in Alabama. This was about 35% of all the recorded Cravey's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Cravey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cravey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cravey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cravey. 34% of Cravey men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Cravey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cravey were Carpenter and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cravey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cravey 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Cravey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cravey. For the veterans among your Cravey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cravey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cravey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cravey in 1955 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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