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Crawford Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crawe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’. English: variant of Crowfoot (see Crofoot).

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

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Crawford Family Origin

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Crawford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawford. A less common occupation for the Crawford family was Farm Laborer. The most common Crawford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Crawford's were Farmers.

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Crawford Historical Records

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Crawford Life Expectancy

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