Crankshaw Family History

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Crankshaw Name Meaning

English: variant of Cranshaw.

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


Similar surnames: Cranshaw, Crenshaw, Ranshaw, Ramshaw, Hanshaw, Croshaw, Brayshaw

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Crankshaw Family Origin

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Crankshaw Family Occupations

What did your Crankshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crankshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Crankshaw's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crankshaw family was Boss Stone & Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crankshaw.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    9%
  • Boss Stone & Brick Mason

    5%

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

Crankshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crankshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crankshaw 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crankshaw. 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 Crankshaw. For the veterans among your Crankshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crankshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Crankshaw lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Crankshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Crankshaw in 1964 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crankshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crankshaw 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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