Crosson Family History

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Crosson Name Meaning

Reduced variant of Irish and Scottish McCrossen.

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

Similar surnames: Crossin, Crossen, Crossan, Corson, Croson, Cosson, Closson, Crosse

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Crosson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crosson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Crosson Family Origin

Where is the Crosson family from?

Crosson Family Occupations

What did your Crosson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crosson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Crosson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crosson. A less common occupation for the Crosson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Crosson Historical Records

What Crosson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Crosson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crosson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Crosson. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Crosson. For the veterans among your Crosson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crosson Life Expectancy

What is the average Crosson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crosson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Crosson in 1944 was 61, and 58 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crosson 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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