Crowden Family History

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Crowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Crowden, in Derbyshire and Devon. The first is named from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + denu ‘valley’; the second from Old English crawe + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Cowden, Rowden, Bowden, Howden, Growden, Plowden, Colden, Snowden

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Crowden Family Origin

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Crowden Family Occupations

What did your Crowden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crowden. 31% of Crowden men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Crowden women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crowden were Clerk and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Laundress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Crowden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Crowden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowden 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Crowden. 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 677 military records available for the last name Crowden. For the veterans among your Crowden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowden Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowden lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Crowden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Crowden in 1960 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crowden 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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