Crossman Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Crossman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone cross, from Old Norse kross (see Cross 1) + Middle English man. Altered spelling of German Crossmann or Crössmann; the first may be a habitational name from any of several places called Crossen in Saxony, Brandenburg, and East Prussia, or derived from Grossmann. The second is possibly from Middle Low German kros, krüs ‘pitcher’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for maker of these; alternatively it may be a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, from Middle High German kroese ‘tripe’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosman, Russman, Grassman, Rossmann, Mossman, Pressman, Rissman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Crossman Family Origin

Where is the Crossman family from?

SHOW MORE

Crossman Family Occupations

What did your Crossman ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Crossman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crossman. The most common Crossman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Crossman's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Crossman | Data not to scale

Crossman Historical Records

What Crossman family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Crossman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Crossman

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Crossman Life Expectancy

What is the average Crossman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crossman 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Crossman Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name