Meadowcroft Family History

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Meadowcroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Meadowcroft in Middleton, Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Howcroft, Ashcroft, Holdcroft, Cockcroft, Beecroft, Wheatcroft

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Meadowcroft Family Origin

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Meadowcroft Family Occupations

What did your Meadowcroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meadowcroft. The most common Meadowcroft occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Meadowcroft's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Meadowcroft family was House Keeping.

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    11%
  • House Keeping

    6%

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

Meadowcroft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meadowcroft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meadowcroft 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Meadowcroft. 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 Meadowcroft. For the veterans among your Meadowcroft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meadowcroft Life Expectancy

What is the average Meadowcroft lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Meadowcroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Meadowcroft in 1953 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meadowcroft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meadowcroft 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.

Famous Meadowcroft Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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