Cramer Family History

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Cramer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Dutch Kramer or its German variant Krämer. It is also found in England as a Huguenot name, presumably with this origin. English: variant of Creamer 1.

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

Similar surnames: Creamer, Cromer, Kramer, Bramer, Craner, Ramer, Gramer, Crammer

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Cramer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cramer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cramer. 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


  • Norway


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Cramer Family Origin

Where is the Cramer family from?

Cramer Family Occupations

What did your Cramer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cramer. A less common occupation for the Cramer family was Carpenter. The most common Cramer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Cramer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Cramer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 175,000 census records available for the last name Cramer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cramer 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Cramer. 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 40,000 military records available for the last name Cramer. For the veterans among your Cramer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cramer Life Expectancy

What is the average Cramer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cramer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cramer in 1944 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cramer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cramer 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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