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Cronkright Family History

Cronkright Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Krankheid (see Cronkhite).

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


Similar surnames: Conkright, Cronkite, Cronkhite, Conkwright, Kortright, Cortright

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Where is the Cronkright family from?

You can see how Cronkright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cronkright family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cronkright families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 3 Cronkright families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Cronkright's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cronkright families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cronkright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cronkright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cronkright. 29% of Cronkright men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Cronkright women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cronkright were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cronkright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cronkright 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Cronkright. 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 303 military records available for the last name Cronkright. For the veterans among your Cronkright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cronkright lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cronkright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cronkright in 1951 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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