Cranson Family History

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Cranson Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Cranston.

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

Similar surnames: Cranston, Ranson, Creason, Tronson, Randon, Grandon, Hanson, Bransom

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Cranson Family Origin

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Cranson Family Occupations

What did your Cranson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Store Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cranson. The most common Cranson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Cranson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Store Keeper


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

Cranson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cranson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cranson 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Cranson. 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 791 military records available for the last name Cranson. For the veterans among your Cranson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cranson Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cranson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cranson in 1963 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cranson 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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