Crowhurst Family History

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Crowhurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Crowhurst. The one in Sussex (Croghyrste in Old English) is named from Old English croh ‘nook’, ‘corner’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’; the one in Surrey is from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Broadhurst, Dewhurst, Bathurst, Longhurst, Hurst, Bringhurst

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Crowhurst Family Origin

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Crowhurst Family Occupations

What did your Crowhurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crowhurst occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Crowhurst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crowhurst family was Veterinary Surgeon. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crowhurst.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Veterinary Surgeon


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Crowhurst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Crowhurst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowhurst 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 Crowhurst. 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 Crowhurst. For the veterans among your Crowhurst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowhurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowhurst lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Crowhurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Crowhurst in 1957 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crowhurst 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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