Crans Family History

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Crans Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crans ‘wreath’, ‘garland’, ‘crown’; hence a nickname for someone whose hair was tonsured, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a garland.

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

Similar surnames: Krans, Gans, Crank, Crane, Frans, Crapps, Grass, Cano, Grand, Cross

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Crans Family Origin

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Crans Family Occupations

What did your Crans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crans. The most common Crans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Crans's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crans family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Crans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Crans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crans 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 Crans. 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 Crans. For the veterans among your Crans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crans Life Expectancy

What is the average Crans lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Crans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Crans in 1963 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crans 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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