Croes Family History

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Croes Name Meaning

from Middle Dutch croes(e) ‘crock’, ‘beaker’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a potter or seller of pottery. nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch croes ‘curly’. topographic name from Dutch kruis ‘cross’.

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


Similar surnames: Kroes, Cross, Roes, Kries, Croce, Fries, Tross, Cordes, Hoes, Crose

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Croes Family Origin

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Croes Family Occupations

What did your Croes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant School Un and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Croes. 8% of Croes men worked as an Assistant School Un and 39% of Croes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Croes were Cowman On Farm and Confectionery Shap Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant School Un
    8%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Clerk London C C
    8%
  • Cowman On Farm
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Blanket Weaver
    5%
  • Childrens Nurse
    5%
  • Confectionery Shap Assistant
    5%

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

Croes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Croes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Croes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Croes. 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 872 military records available for the last name Croes. For the veterans among your Croes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Croes Life Expectancy

What is the average Croes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Croes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Croes in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2003.

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