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Cronkite Family History

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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Where is the Cronkite family from?

You can see how Cronkite families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cronkite family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cronkite families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Cronkite families living in New York. This was about 61% of all the recorded Cronkite's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cronkite families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cronkite surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cronkite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cronkite. 24% of Cronkite men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Cronkite women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cronkite were Manager and Secretary. .

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Manager
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 128 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 Cards

There are 594 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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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.

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