Cronkite Family History

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Cronkite Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Krankheid (see Cronkhite).

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


Similar surnames: Cronkhite, Conkle, Cronce, Conine, Crite, Cronk, Frankie, Conniff

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Cronkite Family Origin

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Cronkite Family Occupations

What did your Cronkite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cronkite family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cronkite. The most common Cronkite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Cronkite's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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

Cronkite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cronkite Life Expectancy

What is the average Cronkite lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Cronkite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cronkite in 1957 was 45, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cronkite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cronkite 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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