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Crawshaw Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crawshaw Booth in Lancashire, named from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + sceaga ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

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


Similar surnames: Cranshaw, Bradshaw, Grimshaw, Bagshaw, Redshaw, Capshaw, Renshaw

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Crawshaw Family Origin

Where is the Crawshaw family from?

Crawshaw Family Occupations

What did your Crawshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawshaw. A less common occupation for the Crawshaw family was Keeping House. The most common Crawshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Crawshaw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Crawshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crawshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crawshaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Crawshaw

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Crawshaw. 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 Crawshaw. For the veterans among your Crawshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crawshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Crawshaw lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Crawshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Crawshaw in 1959 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crawshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crawshaw 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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