Crossman Family History

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Crossman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone cross, from Old Norse kross (see Cross 1) + Middle English man. Altered spelling of German Crossmann or Crössmann; the first may be a habitational name from any of several places called Crossen in Saxony, Brandenburg, and East Prussia, or derived from Grossmann. The second is possibly from Middle Low German kros, krüs ‘pitcher’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for maker of these; alternatively it may be a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, from Middle High German kroese ‘tripe’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosman, Russman, Grassman, Rossmann, Mossman, Pressman, Rissman

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Crossman Family Origin

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Crossman Family Occupations

What did your Crossman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Crossman. 3% of Crossman men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Crossman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crossman were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Crossman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Crossman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crossman 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Crossman. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Crossman. For the veterans among your Crossman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crossman Life Expectancy

What is the average Crossman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Crossman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Crossman in 1943 was 64, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crossman

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