Cruthers Family History

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Cruthers Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of Carruthers.

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

Similar surnames: Crothers, Cruthis, Cruthirds, Caruthers, Carothers, Brothers

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Cruthers Family Origin

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Cruthers Family Occupations

What did your Cruthers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cruthers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Cruthers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cruthers family was Miner. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cruthers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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

Cruthers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cruthers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cruthers 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Cruthers. 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 727 military records available for the last name Cruthers. For the veterans among your Cruthers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cruthers Life Expectancy

What is the average Cruthers lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cruthers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cruthers in 1961 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cruthers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cruthers 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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