Crayne Family History

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Crayne Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Crane or possibly an Americanized spelling of German Krain, a habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Crane, Cane, Clyne, Rayner, Sayne, Crank, Carne, Raine, Wayne, Craner

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Crayne Family Origin

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Crayne Family Occupations

What did your Crayne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crayne. The most common Crayne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Crayne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crayne family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Crayne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crayne 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Crayne. 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 826 military records available for the last name Crayne. For the veterans among your Crayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crayne Life Expectancy

What is the average Crayne lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Crayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crayne in 1957 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crayne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crayne 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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