Crossan Family History

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Crossan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCrossen, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin ‘son of the satirist’.

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

Similar surnames: Crossen, Crosson, Cross, Crossin, Croghan, Brosnan, Cohan, Closson

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Crossan Family Origin

Where is the Crossan family from?

Crossan Family Occupations

What did your Crossan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crossan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Crossan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crossan. A less common occupation for the Crossan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Crossan Historical Records

What Crossan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Crossan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crossan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crossan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crossan. For the veterans among your Crossan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crossan Life Expectancy

What is the average Crossan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Crossan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Crossan in 1956 was 53, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crossan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crossan 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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