Crate Family History

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Crate Name Meaning

English: from Old English cræt ‘cart’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or a cartwright.

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

Similar surnames: Crane, Drape, Clare, Care, Cater, Crase, Tate, Crute, Crete, Bratt

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Crate Family Origin

Where is the Crate family from?

Crate Family Occupations

What did your Crate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crate family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Crate occupation in the UK was Confectioner. 8% of Crate's were Confectioners. Confectioner, Gardener and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crate.

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  • Confectioner

  • Gardener

  • Ag Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Crate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Crate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crate 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 Crate

Passenger List

There are 912 immigration records available for the last name Crate. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crate. For the veterans among your Crate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crate Life Expectancy

What is the average Crate lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Crate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Crate in 1952 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crate 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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