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

Similar surnames: Cocker, Rocker, Crooker, Crock, Locker, Fricker, Cromer, Crackel

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Crocker Family Origin

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Crocker Family Occupations

What did your Crocker ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Crocker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Crocker lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Crocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Crocker in 1942 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crocker 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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