Craddock Family History

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Craddock Name Meaning

English, from Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Caradog meaning ‘amiable’. A British bearer of this name is recorded in the Latin form Cara(c)tacus and remembered for his leadership of a revolt against the Roman occupation in the 1st century ad.

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

Similar surnames: Braddock, Caddick, Haddock, Maddock, Paddock, Baldock, Graddick

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Craddock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Craddock name?

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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Craddock Family Origin

Where is the Craddock family from?

Craddock Family Occupations

What did your Craddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Craddock occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Craddock's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craddock. A less common occupation for the Craddock family was Carpenter.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Craddock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Craddock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craddock 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Craddock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Craddock. For the veterans among your Craddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craddock Life Expectancy

What is the average Craddock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Craddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Craddock in 1942 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craddock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craddock 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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