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Cronister Name Meaning

German: variant of Kronaster, habitational name for someone from a place in Bavaria called Kronast, or from Kranest, formerly Kronest, in Upper Austria near Neumarkt. The name means ‘crane's nest’.

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


Similar surnames: Chronister, Cronauer, Nester, Reiter, Cloninger, Coster, Kroninger

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Cronister Family Origin

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Cronister Family Occupations

What did your Cronister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cronister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Cronister's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and R R Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cronister. A less common occupation for the Cronister family was Teaming.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • R R Laborer

    8%
  • Teaming

    8%

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Cronister Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cronister Life Expectancy

What is the average Cronister lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cronister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cronister in 1947 was 47, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cronister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cronister 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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