Crafton Family History

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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 1921, Buyer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Crafton. 50% of Crafton men worked as a Buyer and 50% of Crafton women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crafton were Traveller and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Buyer
    50%
  • Traveller
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Desiging
    25%
  • Student
    25%

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

Crafton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 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 1,000 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 3,000 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

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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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