Cruger Family History

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Cruger Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Jewish Kruger.

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


Similar surnames: Cruver, Kruger, Cruser, Kriger, Crager, Criger, Ruger, Luger, Cromer

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Cruger Family Origin

Where is the Cruger family from?

Cruger Family Occupations

What did your Cruger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cruger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Cruger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cruger. A less common occupation for the Cruger family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Cruger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cruger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cruger 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 Cruger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cruger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cruger. For the veterans among your Cruger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cruger Life Expectancy

What is the average Cruger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cruger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cruger in 1951 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cruger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cruger 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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