Crim Family History

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Crim Name Meaning

Variant of Crum. Possibly an altered spelling of German and Jewish Krim, or German Krimm or Grimm. This name is concentrated in the old South.

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

Similar surnames: Krim, Crimm, Prim, Rim, Cram, Chim, Brim, Grim, Crum, Coil

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Crim Family Origin

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Crim Family Occupations

What did your Crim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Crim's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crim. A less common occupation for the Crim family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Crim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Crim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crim 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Crim. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Crim. For the veterans among your Crim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crim Life Expectancy

What is the average Crim lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Crim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Crim in 1942 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crim 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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