Crockford Family History

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Crockford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crockford Bridge in the parish of Chertsey, Surrey. The place name is of uncertain origin; the first element may be Old English croc(ca) ‘pot’, used of a hollow in the ground or of a place where potsherds were found; the second is Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Rochford, Stockford, Bickford, Crocker, Beckford, Crawford, Croxford

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Crockford Family Origin

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Crockford Family Occupations

What did your Crockford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crockford family was Farming. The most common Crockford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Crockford's were Farmers. Farmer, Brakeman On R.R. and Engineer Stationary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crockford.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Brakeman On R.R.

    7%
  • Engineer Stationary

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Crockford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crockford Life Expectancy

What is the average Crockford lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Crockford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Crockford in 1954 was 41, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crockford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crockford 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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