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Crawford Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crawe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’. English: variant of Crowfoot (see Crofoot).

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Trafford, Radford, Bradford, Crafford, Branford, Alford

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Crawford Family Origin

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Crawford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Fisherman

    2%

In 1881, the most common Crawford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Crawford's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawford. A less common occupation for the Crawford family was Fisherman.

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Crawford Historical Records

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Crawford Life Expectancy

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