Crater Family History

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Crater Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Swiss German Grether.

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

Similar surnames: Crader, Crager, Cater, Cramer, Craver, Craner, Prater, Rater, Brauer

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Crater Family Origin

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Crater Family Occupations

What did your Crater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crater. The most common Crater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Crater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crater family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Crater Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crater Life Expectancy

What is the average Crater lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Crater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Crater in 1946 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crater 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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