Cram Family History

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Cram Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black this name is from Perthshire and is a shortening of the habitational name Crambie, from Crombie in Fife. Americanized spelling of German Kram.

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


Similar surnames: Cramm, Crum, Crim, Ram, Gram, Cramp, Kram, Craw, Cam, Bram

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Cram Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cram name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Norway

    4%

  • France

    4%

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Cram Family Origin

Where is the Cram family from?

Cram Family Occupations

What did your Cram ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cram. A less common occupation for the Cram family was Carpenter. The most common Cram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cram's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Cram Historical Records

What Cram family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Cram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cram 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 Cram. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Cram. For the veterans among your Cram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cram Life Expectancy

What is the average Cram lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cram in 1955 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cram 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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