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Cripps Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of pouches, from the plural of Middle English crippes ‘pouch’. English: metathesized form of Crisp. German: variant spelling of Krips, a variant of Krebs.

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


Similar surnames: Crapps, Cripe, Crisp, Chipps, Ripps, Cropp, Tripp, Crepps, Gripp

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Cripps Family Origin

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Cripps Family Occupations

What did your Cripps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cripps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Cripps's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cripps. A less common occupation for the Cripps family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Cripps Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cripps Life Expectancy

What is the average Cripps lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cripps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cripps in 1952 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cripps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cripps 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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