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Crile Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kreil.

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

Similar surnames: Crill, Crite, Crise, Cripe, Prime, Carwile, Coile, Crites, Cadle

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Where is the Crile family from?

You can see how Crile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crile family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crile families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Crile families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Crile's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crile families in 1840.
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What did your Crile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crile. 36% of Crile men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Crile women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crile were Assistant On Rolling Press and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Assistant On Rolling Press

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Stenographer
  • Nurse
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crile census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 326 immigration records available for the last name Crile. 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 Cards

There are 303 military records available for the last name Crile. For the veterans among your Crile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crile lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Crile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crile in 1961 was 56, and 69 in 2004.

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