Crye Family History

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Crye Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreie or the variant Krei (see Krey).

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

Similar surnames: Cryer, Frye, Pry, Cayer, Coye, Caye, Creel, Crum, Cram, Corte

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Crye Family Origin

Where is the Crye family from?

Crye Family Occupations

What did your Crye ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crye family was Joiner. The most common Crye occupation in the UK was Builder Employs 6 Men. 10% of Crye's were Builder Employs 6 Mens. Builder Employs 6 Men, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crye.

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  • Builder Employs 6 Men

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Joiner


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

Crye Historical Records

What Crye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Crye

Passenger List

There are 238 immigration records available for the last name Crye. 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 483 military records available for the last name Crye. For the veterans among your Crye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crye Life Expectancy

What is the average Crye lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Crye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Crye in 1951 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crye 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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