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Craw Family History

Craw Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Crow. Possibly an altered spelling of German Grau or Krahe, a variant of Kray 1.

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


Similar surnames: Traw, Cram, Cray, Graw, Brew, Cran, Crain, Trew, Crow, Yaw

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Where is the Craw family from?

You can see how Craw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Craw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Craw families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 33 Craw families living in Ontario. This was about 39% of all the recorded Craw's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Craw families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Craw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Craw ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Inspector Printer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Craw. 25% of Craw men worked as an Inspector Printer.

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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

  • Inspector Printer
    25%
  • Minister
    25%
  • Storekeeper
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
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What Craw family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Craw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craw 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Craw. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Craw. For the veterans among your Craw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Craw lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Craw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Craw in 1953 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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