Crocker Family History

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Crocker Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land. English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)). Americanized spelling of German Krocker.

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

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Crocker Family Origin

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Crocker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crocker. A less common occupation for the Crocker family was Carpenter. The most common Crocker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Crocker's were Farmers.

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Crocker Historical Records

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Crocker Life Expectancy

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