Croes Family History

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Croes Name Meaning

from Middle Dutch croes(e) ‘crock’, ‘beaker’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a potter or seller of pottery. nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch croes ‘curly’. topographic name from Dutch kruis ‘cross’.

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


Similar surnames: Kroes, Cross, Roes, Kries, Croce, Fries, Tross, Cordes, Hoes, Crose

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Croes Family Origin

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Croes Family Occupations

What did your Croes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gravel Roofer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croes. A less common occupation for the Croes family was Works In Shoe Factory. The most common Croes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Croes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Gravel Roofer

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    17%

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Croes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Croes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Croes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Croes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Croes. For the veterans among your Croes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Croes Life Expectancy

What is the average Croes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Croes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Croes in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Croes 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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