Crapps Family History

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Crapps Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Krebs. Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Craps, which in part represents a patronymic from Krabbe and in part is derived from Middle Dutch crappe ‘madder’, a plant used to produce a red dye, and hence a metonymic occupational name for a dyer or for someone who grew madder.

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


Similar surnames: Cripps, Copps, Cropp, Capp, Capps, Crepps, Crans, Trapp, Rapp, Cramp

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Crapps Family Origin

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Crapps Family Occupations

What did your Crapps ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Crapps. 11% of Crapps men worked as a Farm Labourer and 67% of Crapps women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crapps were Civil Service Clerk and Duties At Home Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    11%
  • Bootmaker Weekly Repairer
    6%
  • Cinema Fireman police
    6%
  • Civil Service Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Cook Housekeeper
    4%
  • Dress Machanist
    4%
  • Duties At Home Unpaid
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Crapps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crapps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crapps 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Crapps. 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 773 military records available for the last name Crapps. For the veterans among your Crapps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crapps Life Expectancy

What is the average Crapps lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Crapps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Crapps in 1953 was 61, and 56 in 2004.

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