Cragg Family History

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Cragg Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Craig, from the Middle English form crag(g).

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

Similar surnames: Craggs, Gragg, Craig, Bragg, Clagg, Cregg, Dagg, Grogg, Wragg, Grigg

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Cragg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cragg name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Cragg Family Origin

Where is the Cragg family from?

Cragg Family Occupations

What did your Cragg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cragg family was Glass Blower. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cragg. The most common Cragg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Cragg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Glass Blower


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

Cragg Historical Records

What Cragg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Cragg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cragg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cragg. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cragg. For the veterans among your Cragg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cragg Life Expectancy

What is the average Cragg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cragg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cragg in 1950 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cragg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cragg 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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