Crofford Family History

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Crofford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Croford in Somerset. However, the surname is associated more with Suffolk than Somerset, and a different source, now lost, may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Croxford, Trafford, Crockford, Colford, Spofford, Stafford, Clifford

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Crofford Family Origin

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Crofford Family Occupations

What did your Crofford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Crofford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Crofford's were Farmers. Farmer, Labour and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crofford. A less common occupation for the Crofford family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Labour

    14%
  • Sailor

    14%
  • Servant

    14%

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

Crofford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Crofford Life Expectancy

What is the average Crofford lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Crofford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Crofford in 1950 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crofford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crofford 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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