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Crady Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCready.

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


Similar surnames: Crary, Grady, Brady, Cray, Craney, Frady, Rady, Tracy, Mccrady, Coady

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Where is the Crady family from?

You can see how Crady families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crady family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crady families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Crady families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 63% of all the recorded Crady's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crady families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crady surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crady. 24% of Crady men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Crady women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crady were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Crady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crady 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 718 immigration records available for the last name Crady. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Crady. For the veterans among your Crady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crady lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Crady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crady in 1950 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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