Crain Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Crehan. English: variant spelling of Crane.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Drain, Cran, Craine, Craw, Kain, Rain, Draine, Cains, Coran

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Crain Family Origin

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Crain Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Shepherd

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, the most common Crain occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Crain's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Crain family was Butcher. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Shepherd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crain.

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Crain Historical Records

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Crain Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Crain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Crain in 1940 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crain

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