Crowell Family History

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Crowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Crowell, from Old English crawe ‘crow’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Cromwell, Trowell, Rowell, Cowell, Cornwell, Caswell, Cranwell

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Crowell Family Origin

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Crowell Family Occupations

What did your Crowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Student, Fisherman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crowell. The most common Crowell occupation in Canada was Student. 23% of Crowell's were Students. A less common occupation for the Crowell family was Seaman.

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  • Student

  • Fisherman

  • Farmer

  • Seaman


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

Crowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Crowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crowell 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Crowell. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Crowell. For the veterans among your Crowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crowell Life Expectancy

What is the average Crowell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Crowell in 1944 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crowell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crowell 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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