Crichton Family History

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Crichton Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Creighton. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch Kruchten.

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


Similar surnames: Crighton, Creighton, Crayton, Crichlow, Curington, Arington, Kruchten

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Crichton Family Origin

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Crichton Family Occupations

What did your Crichton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crichton family was Keeping House. The most common Crichton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Crichton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crichton.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Crichton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crichton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crichton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crichton. 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 Crichton. For the veterans among your Crichton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crichton Life Expectancy

What is the average Crichton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Crichton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Crichton in 1948 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crichton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crichton 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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