Craib Family History

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Craib Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Crabb, found in Banff and Aberdeenshire.

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


Similar surnames: Craik, Cain, Crabbe, Crabb, Craige, Crumb, Crain, Craig, Crail, Craw

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Craib Family Origin

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Craib Family Occupations

What did your Craib ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Craib occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Craib's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Craib family was Housekeeper. Farmer, Farm Servant and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craib.

View Census data for Craib | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Servant

    3%
  • Fisherman

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

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

Craib Historical Records

What Craib family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Craib. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craib census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Craib

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Craib. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Craib. For the veterans among your Craib ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craib Life Expectancy

What is the average Craib lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Craib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Craib in 1959 was 57, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craib

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craib 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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