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Cromer Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name, Hrodmar, composed of hrod ‘renown’, ‘glory’ + mar ‘famous’. English: habitational name from Cromer in Norfolk, recorded in the 13th century as Crowemere, from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + mere ‘lake’. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kromer.

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


Similar surnames: Romer, Comer, Gromer, Cramer, Coomer, Colmer, Omer, Creamer, Rimer

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Where is the Cromer family from?

You can see how Cromer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cromer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cromer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Cromer families living in Quebec. This was about 41% of all the recorded Cromer's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Cromer families in 1911.
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What did your Cromer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Apprentice Fi Manr was the top reported job for people in the CA named Cromer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Apprentice Fi Manr
    100%
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Cromer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cromer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cromer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Cromer. For the veterans among your Cromer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cromer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cromer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cromer in 1945 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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