Cromer Family History

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Cromer Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name, Hrodmar, composed of hrod ‘renown’, ‘glory’ + mar ‘famous’. English: habitational name from Cromer in Norfolk, recorded in the 13th century as Crowemere, from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + mere ‘lake’. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kromer.

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

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Cromer Family Origin

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Cromer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cromer family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cromer. The most common Cromer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Cromer's were Farmers.

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Cromer Life Expectancy

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Famous Cromer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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