Crooks Family History

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Crooks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Crook 1.

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

Similar surnames: Crooke, Crook, Cooks, Rooks, Snooks, Crooms, Brooks, Hooks, Crooker

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Crooks Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crooks name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crooks. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


  • Norway


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Crooks Family Origin

Where is the Crooks family from?

Crooks Family Occupations

What did your Crooks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crooks. A less common occupation for the Crooks family was Farm Laborer. The most common Crooks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Crooks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Crooks Historical Records

What Crooks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Crooks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crooks 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Crooks. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Crooks. For the veterans among your Crooks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crooks Life Expectancy

What is the average Crooks lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Crooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Crooks in 1943 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crooks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crooks 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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