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Cronkhite Family History

Cronkhite Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Krankheid, from an abstract noun meaning ‘weakness’, hence probably a nickname for a sickly individual.

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


Similar surnames: Cronkite, Conine, Cronkright, Crite, Bronte, Cronce, Conkle, Condit

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Where is the Cronkhite family from?

You can see how Cronkhite families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cronkhite family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cronkhite families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 41 Cronkhite families living in New York. This was about 79% of all the recorded Cronkhite's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cronkhite families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cronkhite surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cronkhite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cronkhite. 20% of Cronkhite men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Cronkhite women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cronkhite were Salesman and Manager. .

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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
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Secretary
    11%
  • Manager
    9%
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Passenger Lists

There are 474 immigration records available for the last name Cronkhite. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cronkhite. For the veterans among your Cronkhite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cronkhite lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cronkhite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cronkhite in 1949 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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