Crown Family History

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Crown Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Craon in Mayenne, France. English: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, Middle English croun. This name has probably also assimilated examples of German or Swedish Kron ‘crown’, or cognates in other languages.

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

Similar surnames: Brown, Crowl, Cross, Crow, Chown, Roan, Cron, Cronn, Crowner, Lown

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Crown Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crown name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crown. 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


  • European Jewish


  • Sweden


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Crown Family Origin

Where is the Crown family from?

Crown Family Occupations

What did your Crown ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Crown family was Student. Farmer, Grocer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crown. The most common Crown occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Crown's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Servant

  • Student


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

Crown Historical Records

What Crown family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Crown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crown 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crown. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Crown. For the veterans among your Crown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crown Life Expectancy

What is the average Crown lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Crown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Crown in 1944 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crown 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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