Crombie Family History

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Crombie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire named Crombie, from Gaelic crom(b) ‘crooked’ or possibly the British cognate of this word, ancestor of Welsh crwm.

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

Similar surnames: Comrie, Coombe, Combe, Cromie, Crumble, Mccombie, Combes, Frome

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Crombie Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crombie name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crombie. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Crombie Family Origin

Where is the Crombie family from?

Crombie Family Occupations

What did your Crombie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crombie family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crombie. The most common Crombie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Crombie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Crombie Historical Records

What Crombie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Crombie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crombie 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Crombie. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Crombie. For the veterans among your Crombie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crombie Life Expectancy

What is the average Crombie lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Crombie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Crombie in 1953 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crombie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crombie 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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