Crite Family History

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Crite Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of South German Kreit(h), a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for farming’, or of North German Kreite, a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle Low German kreit ‘strife’.

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

Similar surnames: Cripe, Prime, Kritz, Crile, Crites, Tritz, Tritt, Price, Britz, Rike

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Crite Family Origin

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Crite Family Occupations

What did your Crite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crite. 43% of Crite men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Crite women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crite were Yard Man and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Chauffeur
  • Yard Man

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • Farmer
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Crite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crite 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Crite. 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 402 military records available for the last name Crite. For the veterans among your Crite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crite Life Expectancy

What is the average Crite lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Crite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Crite in 1959 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

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