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Cronk Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Crank . Possibly an Americanized form of German Kranke (see Crank ).

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

Similar surnames: Crank, Crock, Conk, Cronn, Ronk, Cron, Crunk, Crone, Crout, Chock

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Where is the Cronk family from?

You can see how Cronk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cronk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cronk families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 105 Cronk families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Cronk's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cronk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cronk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cronk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cronk. 17% of Cronk men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Cronk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cronk were Salesman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Cronk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cronk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cronk. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Cronk. For the veterans among your Cronk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cronk lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cronk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cronk in 1948 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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