Cruickshank Family History

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Cruickshank Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a man with a crooked leg or legs, from older Scots cruik ‘hook’, ‘bend’ (Middle English crook, Old Scandinavian krókr) + shank ‘leg(-bone)’ (Old English sceanca).

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


Similar surnames: Cruikshank, Brockbank, Churchman, Grimshaw, Brickman, Rackham

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Cruickshank Family Origin

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Cruickshank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Granite Stone Cutter

    6%
  • Lawyer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Granite Stone Cutter and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cruickshank. A less common occupation for the Cruickshank family was Blacksmith. The most common Cruickshank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Cruickshank's were Farmers.

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Cruickshank Historical Records

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Cruickshank Life Expectancy

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