Ravenscroft Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Ravenscroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ravenscroft, a place in Cheshire, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hræfn ‘raven’ + Old English croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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


Similar surnames: Ravenscraft, Bancroft, Wheatcroft, Beecroft, Barcroft, Davenport

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ravenscroft Family Origin

Where is the Ravenscroft family from?

SHOW MORE

Ravenscroft Family Occupations

What did your Ravenscroft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ravenscroft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Ravenscroft's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ravenscroft. A less common occupation for the Ravenscroft family was Teamster.

View Census data for Ravenscroft | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

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

Ravenscroft Historical Records

What Ravenscroft family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ravenscroft ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ravenscroft

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Ravenscroft Life Expectancy

What is the average Ravenscroft lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Ravenscroft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ravenscroft in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ravenscroft

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ravenscroft 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 Ravenscroft Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name