Crawley Family History

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Crawley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Crawley, named with Old English crawe ‘crow’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Compare Crowley. Probably also a reduced form of Irish McCrawley, an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Raghallaigh ‘son of Raghallach’, also Anglicized as Magreely.

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


Similar surnames: Cowley, Crowley, Caley, Carley, Frawley, Charley, Radley, Cropley

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Crawley Family Origin

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Crawley Family Occupations

What did your Crawley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crawley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawley. The most common Crawley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Crawley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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Crawley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Crawley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Crawley Life Expectancy

What is the average Crawley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Crawley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Crawley in 1944 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

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