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Origins of the Crabtree surname

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About the Crabtrees

We have a total number of 62575 records for people with the last name Crabtree.

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Where do most Crabtrees live?

In 1921, most Crabtrees lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Crabtrees

How common is your surname?

966th most common surname in the UK

We have 56,400 records for the Crabtree surname. The oldest one dates back to 1300.

Who were Crabtrees most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Crabtree first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Crabtrees

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Crabtrees in 1921
Cotton Weaver

862

Weaver Cotton

291

Weaver

196

Worsted Weaver

187

Dressmaker

150

Common Male occupations for Crabtrees in 1921
Cotton Weaver

495

Weaver Cotton

174

Weaver

168

Farmer

166

Coal Miner

165

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