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Crader Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Grether .

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

Similar surnames: Crater, Crager, Rader, Crider, Craver, Craner, Cryder, Cramer

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Where is the Crader family from?

You can see how Crader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crader families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Crader families living in Missouri. This was about 67% of all the recorded Crader's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Crader families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crader surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crader. 35% of Crader men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Crader women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crader were Truck Driver and Laundress. .

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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
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crader 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Crader. 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 787 military records available for the last name Crader. For the veterans among your Crader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crader lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Crader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Crader in 1956 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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