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Crock Family History

Crock Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Krock. English: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle English crock ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Rock, Brock, Krock, Crook, Shock, Crick, Chock, Cronk, Stock, Brack

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Where is the Crock family from?

You can see how Crock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crock families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Crock families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Crock's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crock. 26% of Crock men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Crock women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crock were Salesman and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Crock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 996 immigration records available for the last name Crock. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Crock. For the veterans among your Crock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Crock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Crock in 1950 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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