Crail Family History

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Crail Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Crail in Fife.

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

Similar surnames: Trail, Craik, Cram, Craig, Fail, Cain, Cail, Krall, Train, Rain

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Crail Family Origin

Where is the Crail family from?

Crail Family Occupations

What did your Crail ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crail occupation in the UK was Ag Lab (Cattleman). 9% of Crail's were Ag Lab (Cattleman)s. Ag Lab (Cattleman), Coachman Dom: Serv and Cooper (Journeyman) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crail. A less common occupation for the Crail family was Gardener Domestic Serv.

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  • Ag Lab (Cattleman)

  • Coachman Dom: Serv

  • Cooper (Journeyman)

  • Gardener Domestic Serv


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

Crail Historical Records

What Crail family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Crail. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crail 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 Crail

Passenger List

There are 702 immigration records available for the last name Crail. 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 Crail. For the veterans among your Crail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crail Life Expectancy

What is the average Crail lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Crail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Crail in 1958 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crail

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crail 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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