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Crittenden Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from Crittenden in Kent, which is named with the Old English personal name Gu{dh}here + Old English -ing- denoting association with + Old English denn ‘woodland pasture’.

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

Similar surnames: Chittenden, Brissenden, Crittendon, Catterton, Kittinger, Breden

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Crittenden Family Origin

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Crittenden Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Crittenden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Crittenden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crittenden family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crittenden.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmers Son


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Crittenden Historical Records

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Crittenden Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Crittenden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Crittenden in 1942 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

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