Critchley Family History

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Critchley Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): either a variant of Critchlow or a habitational name from some other place, now lost.

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


Similar surnames: Critchlow, Crutchley, Brickley, Richley, Fritchey, Ritchey, Brenchley

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Critchley Family Origin

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Critchley Family Occupations

What did your Critchley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Critchley family was Machinist. The most common Critchley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Critchley's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Critchley.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Machinist

    11%

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

Critchley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Critchley Life Expectancy

What is the average Critchley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Critchley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Critchley in 1953 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Critchley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Critchley 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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