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Crim Family History

Crim Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Krim or German Krimm or Grimm . Possibly also a variant of Crum .

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


Similar surnames: Krim, Crimm, Prim, Rim, Cram, Chim, Brim, Grim, Crum, Coil

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Where is the Crim family from?

You can see how Crim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crim family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crim families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Crim families living in Virginia. This was about 20% of all the recorded Crim's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Crim families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crim. 22% of Crim men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Crim women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crim were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Laundress
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Crim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crim 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Crim. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Crim. For the veterans among your Crim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crim lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Crim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Crim in 1942 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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