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Cranford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in the county of Middlesex (now part of Greater London) and Northamptonshire (Cranford St. Andrew and Cranford St. John), named with Old English cran ‘crane’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Crawford, Branford, Stanford, Trafford, Cranmore, Bradford, Radford

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Cranford Family Origin

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Cranford Family Occupations

What did your Cranford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cranford family was Labourer. The most common Cranford occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 8% of Cranford's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Annuitant and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cranford.

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  • Farm Labourer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Coachman

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

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

Cranford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cranford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cranford 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 Cranford

Passenger List

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

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Cranford Life Expectancy

What is the average Cranford lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cranford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cranford in 1944 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cranford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cranford 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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