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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Crean Family Origin

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Crean Family Occupations

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  • Boarding House

    20%
  • Commercial Agent

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Operateur Telegraphe

    20%

In 1881, Boarding House, Commercial Agent and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crean. The most common Crean occupation in Canada was Boarding House. 20% of Crean's were Boarding Houses. A less common occupation for the Crean family was Operateur Telegraphe.

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Crean Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crean

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