Crespo Family History

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Crespo Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and northern Italian: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Latin crispus ‘curly-haired’.

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

Similar surnames: Crispo, Crisp, Crespi, Cristo, Cressy, Cerro, Cresta, Aresco, Cresto

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Crespo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crespo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crespo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • France


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Crespo Family Origin

Where is the Crespo family from?

Crespo Family Occupations

What did your Crespo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crespo. The most common Crespo occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Crespo's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Crespo family was Laborer.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Crespo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Crespo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crespo 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Crespo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crespo. For the veterans among your Crespo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crespo Life Expectancy

What is the average Crespo lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Crespo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Crespo in 1941 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crespo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crespo 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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