Crew Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, named with Old Welsh criu ‘weir’. This denoted a wickerwork fence that was stretched across a river to catch fish.

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


Similar surnames: Chew, Drew, Rew, Carew, Frew, Dew, Crow, Ree, Uren, Grew

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Crew Family Origin

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Crew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • School

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%

In 1881, the most common Crew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Crew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crew family was Fisherman. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crew.

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Crew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Crew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Crew in 1947 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crew

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