Crabtree Family History

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Crabtree Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a crabapple tree, Middle English crabbetre (see Crabb 2).

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

Similar surnames: Clare, Grable, Tranter, Crate, Crite, Cater, Crute, Crabbe, Catron

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Crabtree Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crabtree name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crabtree. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Crabtree Family Origin

Where is the Crabtree family from?

Crabtree Family Occupations

What did your Crabtree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crabtree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Crabtree's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crabtree. A less common occupation for the Crabtree family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Crabtree ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Crabtree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 202,000 census records available for the last name Crabtree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crabtree census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Crabtree. 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 Card

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Crabtree. For the veterans among your Crabtree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crabtree Life Expectancy

What is the average Crabtree lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Crabtree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Crabtree in 1940 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crabtree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crabtree ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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