Crighton Family History

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Crighton Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Creighton.

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

Similar surnames: Creighton, Crichton, Mcright, Crayton, Oughton, Caughron, Clogston

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Crighton Family Origin

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Crighton Family Occupations

What did your Crighton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crighton family was Clerk In Store. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crighton. The most common Crighton occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Crighton's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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

Crighton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Crighton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crighton 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Crighton. 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 Crighton. For the veterans among your Crighton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crighton Life Expectancy

What is the average Crighton lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Crighton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Crighton in 1964 was 75, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crighton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crighton 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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