Crookham Family History

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Crookham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Crookham in Berkshire and Northumberland, or from Church Crookham in Hampshire. The one in Northumberland is named with a dative plural form of Old Scandinavian krókr ‘crook’, ‘bend’, while those in Berkshire and Hampshire are probably named with an Old English word croc ‘crook’, ‘bend’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodham, Crook, Croom, Rackham, Brougham, Crooker, Branham, Bridgham

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Crookham Family Origin

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Crookham Family Occupations

What did your Crookham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crookham occupation in the UK was Baker Unemployed. 14% of Crookham's were Baker Unemployeds. Baker Unemployed, Certificated School Master and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crookham. A less common occupation for the Crookham family was Gardener.

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  • Baker Unemployed

    14%
  • Certificated School Master

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Gardener

    14%

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

Crookham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crookham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crookham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crookham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Crookham. For the veterans among your Crookham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crookham Life Expectancy

What is the average Crookham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Crookham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Crookham in 1953 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crookham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crookham 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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