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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Crider

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From Medieval Latin crīdāre (“to cry out, publish, proclaim”), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Latin quirito (“to shriek, wail”) (--Diez), or from Frankish *krītan (“to cry out, shout, proclaim”) (--Littré), compare Middle Dutch crītan (“to cry”), Old High German krīzan (“to cry out, groan, wail”) (German kreissen (“to wail, groan in labour”)).

Notable Persons With the Last Name Crider

Bill Crider is a mystery fiction, western fiction, horror fiction, and children's literature writer. He was most prominent from 1986 to present. Bill was born in 1941 in Mexia, Texas, United States. Bill is also known as Carter and Nick.


Curtis was born on October 7th, 1930 in Abbeville, South Carolina. He breathed his last breath on December 21st, 2012.


Jerry Crider was a baseball player. Jerry was born on September 2nd, 1941 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He breathed his last breath on April 4th, 2008.


Ronald Crider is a businessperson.


Norman was born on August 29th, 1938. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 2009.


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Popularity of Crider as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Crider U.S.
  White 89.82% 64.26%
  African American 5.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Crider

People with the last name Crider are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Crider

  • How Popular is the name Crider? As a last name Crider was the 3,362nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Crider first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Crider is Wednesday, March 30th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Crider? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Crider. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Crider: Your name in reverse order is Redirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ceidrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Crider? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,621 people with the last name Crider.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Crider? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Crider as their last name.

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