Crum Family History

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Crum Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McCrum. Scottish: reduced form of Macilchrum, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Chruim ‘son of the servant of the cripple’ (see McCrum). Americanized spelling of German Krumm or of Dutch and Jewish Krom.

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

Similar surnames: Drum, Crump, Crumm, Crumb, Krum, Cram, Frum, Crume, Clum, Crim

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Crum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crum name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crum. 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


  • Norway


  • France


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Crum Family Origin

Where is the Crum family from?

Crum Family Occupations

What did your Crum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Crum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Crum's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crum. A less common occupation for the Crum family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Crum Historical Records

What Crum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Crum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crum 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crum. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Crum. For the veterans among your Crum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crum Life Expectancy

What is the average Crum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Crum in 1944 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crum 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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