Cranfield Family History

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Cranfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire named Cranfield, from Old English cran(uc) ‘crane’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Canfield, Cornfield, Chatfield, Brayfield, Bradfield, Dransfield

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Cranfield Family Origin

Where is the Cranfield family from?

Cranfield Family Occupations

What did your Cranfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cranfield. A less common occupation for the Cranfield family was Master Mariner. The most common Cranfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Cranfield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carman

  • Master Mariner


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

Cranfield Historical Records

What Cranfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Cranfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cranfield 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cranfield. 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 Cranfield. For the veterans among your Cranfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cranfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Cranfield lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cranfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cranfield in 1955 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cranfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cranfield 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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