Crowley Family History

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Crowley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. English: variant spelling of Crawley.

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


Similar surnames: Crawley, Cowley, Howley, Cropley, Brawley, Crumley, Cooley, Crolley

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Crowley Family Origin

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Crowley Family Occupations

What did your Crowley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crowley. 9% of Crowley men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Crowley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crowley were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Teacher
    5%
  • Housewife
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Crowley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 239,000 census records available for the last name Crowley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowley 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Crowley. 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 40,000 military records available for the last name Crowley. For the veterans among your Crowley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowley Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Crowley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Crowley in 1940 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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