Craner Family History

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Craner Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and Staffordshire): etymology unexplained. Americanized spelling of German Krahner, a variant of Krahn, or Kröner (see Kroner).

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

Similar surnames: Croner, Crane, Craver, Cramer, Crader, Crater, Crager, Crowner

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Craner Family Origin

Where is the Craner family from?

Craner Family Occupations

What did your Craner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Craner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Craner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craner. A less common occupation for the Craner family was Boot & Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Grocer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker


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

Craner Historical Records

What Craner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Craner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Craner

Passenger List

There are 743 immigration records available for the last name Craner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Craner. For the veterans among your Craner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craner Life Expectancy

What is the average Craner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Craner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Craner in 1954 was 40, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craner 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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