Crandell Family History

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Crandell Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Crandall, now found chiefly in Kent.

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

Similar surnames: Crannell, Brandell, Crandall, Crangle, Caudell, Randell, Caddell

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Crandell Family Origin

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Crandell Family Occupations

What did your Crandell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crandell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Crandell's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crandell. A less common occupation for the Crandell family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Servant

  • Dressmaker


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

Crandell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crandell Life Expectancy

What is the average Crandell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Crandell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crandell in 1943 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crandell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crandell 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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