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Crite Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of South German Kreit(h), a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for farming’, or of North German Kreite, a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle Low German kreit ‘strife’.

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


Similar surnames: Cripe, Prime, Kritz, Crile, Crites, Tritz, Tritt, Price, Britz, Rike

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Crite Family Origin

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Crite Family Occupations

What did your Crite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Crite's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crite. A less common occupation for the Crite family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Painter

    10%

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

Crite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crite Life Expectancy

What is the average Crite lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Crite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Crite in 1959 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crite 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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