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Crafton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crafton in Buckinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘the estate (tun) where wild saffron (croh) grew’.

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


Similar surnames: Crofton, Grafton, Cranston, Drayton, Caston, Calton, Claxton, Croxton

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Crafton Family Origin

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Crafton Family Occupations

What did your Crafton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crafton occupation in Canada was Going To School. 67% of Crafton's were Going To Schools. Going To School and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Crafton.

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  • Going To School

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Crafton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Crafton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crafton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Crafton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Crafton. For the veterans among your Crafton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crafton Life Expectancy

What is the average Crafton lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Crafton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Crafton in 1945 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crafton 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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