Crays Family History

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Crays Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreis.

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


Similar surnames: Crass, Crank, Cram, Cramp, Crapps, Grays, Cray, Crapo, Craw, Rans

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Crays Family Origin

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Crays Family Occupations

What did your Crays ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crays occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Crays's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crays. A less common occupation for the Crays family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Druggist

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Crays Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crays. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crays 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 Crays

Passenger List

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

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Crays Life Expectancy

What is the average Crays lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Crays life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Crays in 1950 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crays

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crays 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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