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Craddick Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire) and Welsh: variant of Craddock .

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

Similar surnames: Cradduck, Graddick, Chaddick, Chadick, Cradic, Craddock, Ruddick

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Where is the Craddick family from?

You can see how Craddick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Craddick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Craddick families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Craddick family living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Craddick's in USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Craddick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Craddick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Craddick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Craddick. 31% of Craddick men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Craddick women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Craddick were Attendant and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Craddick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craddick 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Craddick. 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 558 military records available for the last name Craddick. For the veterans among your Craddick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Craddick lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Craddick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Craddick in 1958 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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