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Cranmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Cranmore, for example in Somerset (see Cranmer) and the Isle of Wight, which is named with Old English cran ‘crane’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marshy ground’.

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Cranmer, Crawford, Creekmore, Cudmore, Cashmore, Haymore

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Where is the Cranmore family from?

You can see how Cranmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cranmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cranmore families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Cranmore family living in New Hampshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cranmore's in the USA. New Hampshire and 2 other states had the highest population of Cranmore families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cranmore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cranmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Cranmore. 46% of Cranmore men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer Farm
    13%
  • Carpenter
    9%
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What Cranmore family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cranmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cranmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 80 immigration records available for the last name Cranmore. 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 Cards

There are 358 military records available for the last name Cranmore. For the veterans among your Cranmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cranmore lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cranmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cranmore in 1945 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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