Crye Family History

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Crye Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreie or the variant Krei (see Krey).

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


Similar surnames: Cryer, Frye, Pry, Cayer, Coye, Caye, Creel, Crum, Cram, Corte

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Crye Family Origin

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Crye Family Occupations

What did your Crye ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crye. 32% of Crye men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Crye women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crye were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    40%
  • Teacher
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%

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

Crye Historical Records

What Crye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crye 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Crye. 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 483 military records available for the last name Crye. For the veterans among your Crye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crye Life Expectancy

What is the average Crye lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Crye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Crye in 1951 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

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