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Crean Family History

Crean Name Meaning

(southern) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corraidhín (see Curran). (in Ulster) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Croidheáin (see Crehan) or Ó Creacháin ‘descendant of Creachán’.

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


Similar surnames: Crehan, Wren, Cregan, Cryan, Mckean, Crea, Corgan, Bean, Cavan, Crear

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Where is the Crean family from?

You can see how Crean families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crean family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crean families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Crean families living in Ontario. This was about 34% of all the recorded Crean's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Crean families in 1911.
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What did your Crean ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Crean. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Crean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crean 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crean. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crean. For the veterans among your Crean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crean lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Crean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Crean in 1954 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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