Crowl Family History

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Crowl Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Crowle. The one in Worcestershire is named with an Old English word croh ‘nook’, ‘corner’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the other, in Lincolnshire, takes its name from an Old English river name meaning ‘winding’. Americanized spelling of German Graul.

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

Similar surnames: Croom, Crown, Croft, Clow, Cross, Crow, Crowell, Crew, Coll, Crowe

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Crowl Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crowl name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Crowl Family Origin

Where is the Crowl family from?

Crowl Family Occupations

What did your Crowl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crowl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Crowl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crowl family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crowl.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Crowl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Crowl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowl 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 804 immigration records available for the last name Crowl. 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 Crowl. For the veterans among your Crowl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowl Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowl lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Crowl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Crowl in 1948 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crowl 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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