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Crozier Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for one who carried a cross or a bishop's crook or pastoral staff in ecclesiastical processions from Middle English crosier (Old French crosier crocier crosser). It may also denoted a seller of crosses or as a topographic name a dweller by a cross (compare 2 below). French: topographic name for a dweller by a cross or crossroad an agent derivative of croix ‘cross’ (from Latin crux) or a habitational name from Le Crozier in Rhône-Alpes a placename of the same etymology.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cozier, Crocker, Brazier, Crooker, Crowder, Cropper, Cromer, Dozier

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Where is the Crozier family from?

You can see how Crozier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crozier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crozier families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Crozier families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Crozier's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crozier families in 1840.
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What did your Crozier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crozier. 18% of Crozier men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Crozier women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crozier were Carpenter and Maid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Crozier. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Crozier. For the veterans among your Crozier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crozier lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crozier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Crozier in 1944 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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