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Crosse Family History

Crosse Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Cross.

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


Similar surnames: Cross, Crouse, Crosser, Crase, Crosier, Rossen, Crewse, Close

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Where is the Crosse family from?

You can see how Crosse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crosse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crosse families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Crosse families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Crosse's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Crosse families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crosse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crosse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Crosse. 28% of Crosse men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Crosse women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crosse were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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What Crosse family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Crosse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crosse 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crosse. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Crosse. For the veterans among your Crosse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crosse lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Crosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Crosse in 1965 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

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