Craft Family History

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Craft Name Meaning

English: variant of Croft. Americanized spelling of Kraft.

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


Similar surnames: Croft, Crafts, Cramp, Catt, Crofts, Crout, Crank, Crase, Krafft

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Craft Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Craft name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    2%

  • France

    2%

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Craft Family Origin

Where is the Craft family from?

Craft Family Occupations

What did your Craft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Craft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Craft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Craft family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craft.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Craft Historical Records

What Craft family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 129,000 census records available for the last name Craft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craft 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Craft. 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 33,000 military records available for the last name Craft. For the veterans among your Craft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craft Life Expectancy

What is the average Craft lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Craft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Craft in 1940 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craft 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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