Craiger Family History

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Craiger Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German and Jewish Krieger.

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


Similar surnames: Criger, Crager, Kriger, Crapser, Carriger, Crigger, Creger, Cregger

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Craiger Family Origin

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Craiger Family Occupations

What did your Craiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baggagemaster and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craiger. The most common Craiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Craiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Craiger family was Farm Land.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Baggagemaster

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farm Land

    6%

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

Craiger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Craiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craiger 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 Craiger. 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 Craiger. For the veterans among your Craiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Craiger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Craiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Craiger in 1956 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craiger 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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