Cranwell Family History

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Cranwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cranwell in Lincolnshire, named from Old English cran ‘crane’, ‘heron’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Cornwell, Creswell, Banwell, Bramwell, Crowell, Cantwell, Caswell

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Cranwell Family Origin

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Cranwell Family Occupations

What did your Cranwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cranwell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Cranwell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cranwell family was Ag Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cranwell.

View Census data for Cranwell | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

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

Cranwell Historical Records

What Cranwell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Cranwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cranwell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Cranwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cranwell in 1957 was 64, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cranwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cranwell 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.

Famous Cranwell Family

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