Crittenden Family History

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Crittenden Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden in Kent, which is named with the Old English personal name Gu{dh}here + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Chittenden, Brissenden, Crittendon, Catterton, Kittinger, Breden

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Crittenden Family Origin

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Crittenden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crittenden family was Carpenter. The most common Crittenden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Crittenden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crittenden.

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Crittenden Life Expectancy

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