Crown Family History

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Crown Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Craon in Mayenne, France. English: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, Middle English croun. This name has probably also assimilated examples of German or Swedish Kron ‘crown’, or cognates in other languages.

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


Similar surnames: Brown, Crowl, Cross, Crow, Chown, Roan, Cron, Cronn, Crowner, Lown

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Crown Family Origin

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Crown Family Occupations

What did your Crown 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 Crown. 2% of Crown men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Crown women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crown were Tailor Master and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Cowman
    2%
  • Schoolmaster
    2%
  • Tailor Master
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Crown Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Crown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crown 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crown. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Crown. For the veterans among your Crown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crown Life Expectancy

What is the average Crown lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Crown in 1944 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crown

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