Crothers Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Crothers Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Scottish Carruthers.

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

Similar surnames: Cruthers, Carothers, Cathers, Carrothers, Caruthers, Brothers

Ready to discover your family story?

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


Crothers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crothers name?

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

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Crothers Family Origin

Where is the Crothers family from?

Crothers Family Occupations

What did your Crothers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crothers. The most common Crothers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Crothers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crothers family was Keeping House.

View Census data for Crothers | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Crothers Historical Records

What Crothers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Crothers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crothers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Crothers

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Crothers. 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.

View all Crothers immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Crothers. For the veterans among your Crothers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Crothers military records

You've only scratched the surface of Crothers family history.

Crothers Life Expectancy

What is the average Crothers lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Crothers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Crothers in 1952 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crothers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crothers 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.

Famous Crothers Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name