Crear Family History

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Crear Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of the occupational name Crerar, from Gaelic criathrar ‘sievewright’, i.e. a maker of sieves.

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

Similar surnames: Creal, Creach, Clear, Creer, Grear, Crea, Cryer, Creamer, Spear, Tear

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Crear Family Origin

Where is the Crear family from?

Crear Family Occupations

What did your Crear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crear family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Crear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Crear's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crear.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Laborer

  • Laborer On Farm


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

Crear Historical Records

What Crear family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 264 immigration records available for the last name Crear. 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 347 military records available for the last name Crear. For the veterans among your Crear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crear Life Expectancy

What is the average Crear lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Crear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Crear in 1957 was 55, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crear 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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