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Cruden Family History

Cruden Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Cruden, a district of Buchan.

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


Similar surnames: Ruden, Graden, Louden, Colden, Cowden, Arden, Duden, Groden, Ruen

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Where is the Cruden family from?

You can see how Cruden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cruden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cruden families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 11 Cruden families living in Middlesex. This was about 30% of all the recorded Cruden's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Cruden families in 1891.
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What did your Cruden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Cruden. 100% of Cruden men worked as a General Labourer and 92% of Cruden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    92%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cruden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cruden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cruden. 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 Cards

There are 573 military records available for the last name Cruden. For the veterans among your Cruden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cruden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cruden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Cruden in 1959 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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