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Crass Family History

Crass Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French, Middle English cras ‘big’, ‘fat’ (Latin crassus). Possibly an altered spelling of German Krass.

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


Similar surnames: Grass, Cross, Crask, Crisp, Brass, Crank, Crase, Krass, Kras, Case

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Where is the Crass family from?

You can see how Crass families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crass family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crass families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Crass families living in Tennessee. This was about 50% of all the recorded Crass's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Crass families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crass surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crass ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crass. 23% of Crass men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Crass women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crass were Salesman and Laundress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Laundress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Crass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crass 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Crass. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Crass. For the veterans among your Crass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crass lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Crass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Crass in 1955 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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