Craw Family History

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Craw Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Crow. Possibly an altered spelling of German Grau or Krahe, a variant of Kray 1.

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

Similar surnames: Traw, Cram, Cray, Graw, Brew, Cran, Crain, Trew, Crow, Yaw

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Craw Family Origin

Where is the Craw family from?

Craw Family Occupations

What did your Craw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Dyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craw. The most common Craw occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Craw's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Craw family was Factory Worker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Dyer

  • Factory Worker


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

Craw Historical Records

What Craw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Craw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craw 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Craw. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Craw. For the veterans among your Craw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craw Life Expectancy

What is the average Craw lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Craw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Craw in 1953 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craw 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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