Cramm Family History

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Cramm Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Cramme, near Wolfenbüttel. Americanized spelling of German Kramm (see Kram). Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of staples, clamps, clasps, and the like, from Middle Dutch cram(me) ‘clasp’, ‘staple’.

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

Similar surnames: Ramm, Camm, Cram, Gramm, Kamm, Cramp, Kram, Hamm, Tamm, Trumm

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Cramm Family Origin

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Cramm Family Occupations

What did your Cramm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cramm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Cramm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cramm family was Journalist. Farmer, Machinist and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cramm.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Harness Maker

  • Journalist


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Cramm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cramm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cramm 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Cramm. 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 977 military records available for the last name Cramm. For the veterans among your Cramm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cramm Life Expectancy

What is the average Cramm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cramm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cramm in 1958 was 71, and 61 in 2004.

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