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Croston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Croston, from Old Norse kross ‘cross’ or Old English cros + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Croxton, Crofton, Roston, Caston, Rolston, Royston, Colton, Ruston

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Croston Family Origin

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Croston Family Occupations

What did your Croston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and R.R. Tie Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croston. The most common Croston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Croston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Croston family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • R.R. Tie Maker

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

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Croston Historical Records

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

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Croston Life Expectancy

What is the average Croston lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Croston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Croston in 1945 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

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