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Craddock Name Meaning

Welsh and English: from the Welsh personal name Caradawc Cradawc Caradoc Caradog meaning ‘amiable’ familiar in its Latin form Caractacus (but correctly Caratacus for British Celtic Caratācos from the stem carat- ‘dear love’) a British prince who was taken as prisoner to Rome in about 51 AD for his leadership of a revolt against the Roman occupation. Americanized form of German Gredig . Compare Graddick .

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

Similar surnames: Braddock, Caddick, Haddock, Maddock, Paddock, Baldock, Graddick

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Where is the Craddock family from?

You can see how Craddock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Craddock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Craddock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 24 Craddock families living in Virginia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Craddock's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Craddock families in 1840.
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What did your Craddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Craddock. 21% of Craddock men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Craddock women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Craddock were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Craddock. 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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There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Craddock. For the veterans among your Craddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Craddock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Craddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Craddock in 1942 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

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