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Cryder Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kreider or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Compare Crider and Kryder .

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

Similar surnames: Crider, Crader, Cryer, Kryder, Craner, Craver, Crater, Creger

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Where is the Cryder family from?

You can see how Cryder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cryder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cryder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Cryder families living in Ohio. This was about 55% of all the recorded Cryder's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Cryder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cryder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cryder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cryder. 25% of Cryder men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Cryder women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cryder were Mechanic and Nurse. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Saleslady
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cryder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cryder 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Cryder. 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 739 military records available for the last name Cryder. For the veterans among your Cryder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cryder lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cryder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cryder in 1954 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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