Crowder Family History

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Crowder Name Meaning

English and Welsh: occupational name for a player on the crowd, Middle English crouth, croude, a popular medieval stringed instrument (Welsh crwth). Americanized spelling of German Krauter.

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

Similar surnames: Crowner, Crocker, Clower, Crowden, Cropper, Trower, Crozier, Cromer

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Crowder Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crowder name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crowder. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Crowder Family Origin

Where is the Crowder family from?

Crowder Family Occupations

What did your Crowder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crowder. The most common Crowder occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Crowder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Crowder family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Laborer

  • Servant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Crowder ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Crowder Historical Records

What Crowder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Crowder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowder 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Crowder. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Crowder. For the veterans among your Crowder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowder Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowder lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Crowder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Crowder in 1941 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crowder 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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