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Crossman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone cross, from Old Norse kross (see Cross 1) + Middle English man. Altered spelling of German Crossmann or Crössmann; the first may be a habitational name from any of several places called Crossen in Saxony, Brandenburg, and East Prussia, or derived from Grossmann. The second is possibly from Middle Low German kros, krüs ‘pitcher’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for maker of these; alternatively it may be a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, from Middle High German kroese ‘tripe’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosman, Russman, Grassman, Rossmann, Mossman, Pressman, Rissman

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Crossman Family Origin

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Crossman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crossman family was Labourer. The most common Crossman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Crossman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crossman.

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Crossman Historical Records

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Crossman Life Expectancy

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