Cribb Family History

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Cribb Name Meaning

English: from Old English crib(b) ‘manger’, (later) ‘ox stall’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cowherd.

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

Similar surnames: Crabb, Clubb, Crist, Crisp, Cripe, Cribbs, Dibb, Grubb, Cobb, Bibb

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Cribb Family Origin

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Cribb Family Occupations

What did your Cribb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cribb family was Coal Porter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cribb. The most common Cribb occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Cribb's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Coal Porter


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

Cribb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Cribb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cribb 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 Cribb. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cribb. For the veterans among your Cribb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cribb Life Expectancy

What is the average Cribb lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cribb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Cribb in 1945 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cribb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cribb 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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