Crawley Family History

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Crawley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Crawley, named with Old English crawe ‘crow’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Compare Crowley. Probably also a reduced form of Irish McCrawley, an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Raghallaigh ‘son of Raghallach’, also Anglicized as Magreely.

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


Similar surnames: Cowley, Crowley, Caley, Carley, Frawley, Charley, Radley, Cropley

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Crawley Family Origin

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Crawley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crawley family was Farmer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawley. The most common Crawley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Crawley's were Labourers.

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Crawley Historical Records

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Crawley Life Expectancy

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