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Crafton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crafton in Buckinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘the estate (tun) where wild saffron (croh) grew’.

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


Similar surnames: Crofton, Grafton, Cranston, Drayton, Caston, Calton, Claxton, Croxton

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Crafton Family Origin

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Crafton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Crafton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Crafton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crafton. A less common occupation for the Crafton family was Laborer.

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Crafton Historical Records

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Crafton Life Expectancy

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