Crites Family History

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Crites Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreutz.

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

Similar surnames: Crite, Trites, Clites, Cates, Critser, Rines, Cripe, Hites, Criss

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Crites Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crites name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crites. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Crites Family Origin

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Crites Family Occupations

What did your Crites ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crites occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Crites's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Drerss Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crites. A less common occupation for the Crites family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Drerss Maker

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Crites ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Crites Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Crites. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crites census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Crites. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Crites. For the veterans among your Crites ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crites Life Expectancy

What is the average Crites lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Crites life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Crites in 1946 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crites ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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