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Crawford Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crawe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’. English: variant of Crowfoot (see Crofoot).

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Trafford, Radford, Bradford, Crafford, Branford, Alford

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Crawford Family Origin

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Crawford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crawford family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crawford. The most common Crawford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Crawford's were Farmers.

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Crawford Historical Records

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Crawford Life Expectancy

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