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Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Craw"ford
A Crawford peach; a well-known freestone peach, with yellow flesh, first raised by Mr. William Crawford , of New Jersey.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States film actress (1908-1977)
  2. United States neoclassical sculptor (1814-1857)
Wiktionary
  1. An English and Scottish habitational surname​ derived from several different placenames.

Notable Persons Named Crawford

Crawford Long was a scientist. Crawford was born on November 1st, 1815 in Danielsville, Georgia. He passed away on June 16th, 1878.

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C. B. Macpherson was a political scientist, professor, and political science. C. was given the name Crawford Brough Macpherson on November 18th, 1911. He left this life on July 22nd, 1987.

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Crawford was born on February 8th, 1876 in San Angelo, Texas. Crawford is also known as Cherokee Bill. He left this life on March 17th, 1896.

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Crawford was born on August 1st, 1967.

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Crawford Wilson is an actor, voice actor, and voice acting. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2003. Crawford was born on May 19th, 1990 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Crawford was born on May 20th, 1964 in Leeds, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Crawford

Joan Crawford was an actress. She was most active from 1925 to 1972. Joan was given the name Lucille Fay LeSueur on March 23rd, 1904 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. She left this life on May 10th, 1977.

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Cindy Crawford is a model, actress, television personality, and model (people). Cindy was given the name Cynthia Ann Crawford on February 20th, 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois, U.S.

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Chace Crawford is an actor. He was most active from 2006 to present. Chace was given the name Christopher Chace Crawford on July 18th, 1985 in Lubbock, Texas, U.S.

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Clayne Crawford is an actor. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Clayne was born on April 20th, 1978 in Clay, Alabama.

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Jamal Crawford is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, and Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Jamal was born on March 20th, 1980 in Seattle.

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Christina Crawford is a writer, actor, and actress. Christina was born on June 11th, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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How popular is the baby name Crawford in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1881 12 0 12
1882 15 0 15
1883 10 0 10
1884 10 0 10
1885 8 0 8
1886 15 0 15
1887 14 0 14
1888 11 0 11
1889 11 0 11
1891 16 0 16
1892 13 0 13
1893 12 0 12
1894 11 0 11
1895 11 0 11
1896 20 0 20
1897 12 0 12
1898 14 0 14
1899 9 0 9
1900 23 0 23
1901 14 0 14
1902 11 0 11
1903 8 0 8
1904 15 0 15
1905 20 0 20
1906 13 0 13
1907 12 0 12
1908 19 0 19
1909 12 0 12
1910 20 0 20
1911 26 0 26
1912 36 0 36
1913 42 0 42
1914 50 0 50
1915 66 0 66
1916 66 0 66
1917 84 0 84
1918 82 0 82
1919 79 0 79
1920 62 0 62
1921 77 0 77
1922 68 0 68
1923 64 0 64
1924 88 0 88
1925 62 0 62
1926 55 0 55
1927 54 0 54
1928 50 0 50
1929 63 0 63
1930 73 0 73
1931 58 0 58
1932 48 0 48
1933 55 0 55
1934 41 0 41
1935 41 0 41
1936 36 0 36
1937 39 0 39
1938 33 0 33
1939 35 0 35
1940 54 0 54
1941 46 0 46
1942 44 0 44
1943 35 0 35
1944 49 0 49
1945 36 0 36
1946 36 0 36
1947 40 0 40
1948 46 0 46
1949 50 0 50
1950 55 0 55
1951 55 0 55
1952 41 0 41
1953 30 0 30
1954 56 0 56
1955 38 0 38
1956 31 0 31
1957 32 0 32
1958 40 0 40
1959 27 0 27
1960 35 0 35
1961 35 0 35
1962 35 0 35
1963 30 0 30
1964 21 0 21
1965 25 0 25
1966 28 0 28
1967 21 0 21
1968 17 0 17
1969 18 0 18
1970 15 0 15
1971 17 0 17
1972 14 0 14
1973 20 0 20
1974 16 0 16
1975 16 0 16
1976 12 0 12
1977 14 0 14
1978 10 0 10
1979 14 0 14
1980 15 0 15
1981 18 0 18
1982 13 0 13
1983 15 0 15
1984 21 0 21
1985 10 0 10
1986 16 0 16
1987 18 0 18
1988 11 0 11
1989 19 0 19
1990 18 0 18
1991 13 0 13
1992 15 0 15
1993 14 0 14
1994 15 0 15
1995 12 0 12
1996 24 0 24
1997 20 0 20
1998 19 0 19
1999 29 0 29
2000 20 0 20
2001 18 0 18
2002 12 0 12
2003 27 0 27
2004 31 0 31
2005 18 0 18
2006 19 0 19
2007 27 0 27
2008 33 0 33
2009 22 0 22
2010 29 0 29
2011 33 0 33
2012 49 7 42
2013 36 0 36
2014 67 6 61
2015 69 6 63
2016 57 0 57
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Crawford as a first name

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Popularity of Crawford as a last name

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Common last names for Crawford

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Carter
  • Moore
  • Baker
  • Edwards
  • Young

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Crawford U.S.
  White 68.56% 64.26%
  African American 25.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Crawford

People with the last name Crawford are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Crawford

  • How Popular is the name Crawford? Crawford is the 4,195th most popular name of all time. As a last name Crawford was the 156th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Crawford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,238 babies born with the first name Crawford in the United States. That's more than enough people named Crawford to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Crawford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Crawford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Crawford is Friday, February 14th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Crawford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Crawford was in 1924 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Crawford Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Crawford is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Crawford: Your name in reverse order is Drofwarc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arcforwd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Crawford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 164,457 people with the last name Crawford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Crawford? Crawford was ranked as the 156th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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