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Cragg Family History

Cragg Name Meaning

English:: topographic name from Middle English crag in surnames occasionally crak ‘crag rock’ chiefly found in northwestern England. It is derived from Irish creag and was probably introduced from Ireland by Norwegian Vikings. (Suffolk): from Middle English crak (Old Norse krákr) ‘carrion crow’ sometimes voiced to crag.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Craggs, Gragg, Craig, Bragg, Clagg, Cregg, Dagg, Grogg, Wragg, Grigg

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Where is the Cragg family from?

You can see how Cragg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cragg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cragg families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 116 Cragg families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Cragg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cragg families in 1911.
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What did your Cragg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Cragg. 64% of Cragg men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Farming
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cragg. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Cragg. For the veterans among your Cragg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cragg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cragg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cragg in 1950 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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