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Cran Family History

Cran Name Meaning

English: variant of Crane. Dutch: variant of Krane.

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

Similar surnames: Crane, Crain, Uran, Crank, Craw, Chan, Cain, Kean, Chun, Croan

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Where is the Cran family from?

You can see how Cran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cran families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 28 Cran families living in Alberta. This was about 26% of all the recorded Cran's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Cran families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cran surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cran. 67% of Cran 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
  • Lineman
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Cran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cran census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cran. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cran. For the veterans among your Cran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cran lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cran in 1954 was 43, and 90 in 2004.

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