Ravenscroft Family History

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Ravenscroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ravenscroft, a place in Cheshire, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hræfn ‘raven’ + Old English croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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


Similar surnames: Ravenscraft, Bancroft, Wheatcroft, Beecroft, Barcroft, Davenport

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Ravenscroft Family Origin

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Ravenscroft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ravenscroft. A less common occupation for the Ravenscroft family was Joiner. The most common Ravenscroft occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Ravenscroft's were Farmers.

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Ravenscroft Historical Records

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Ravenscroft Life Expectancy

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