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Crabbe Family History

Crabbe Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Crabb.

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


Similar surnames: Crabb, Grubbe, Craige, Crase, Craib, Crane, Craze, Crace, Cale

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Where is the Crabbe family from?

You can see how Crabbe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crabbe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crabbe families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Crabbe families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Crabbe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Crabbe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crabbe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crabbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crabbe. 22% of Crabbe men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Crabbe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crabbe were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Crabbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crabbe 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crabbe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crabbe. For the veterans among your Crabbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crabbe lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Crabbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Crabbe in 1950 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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