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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Crudup

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Alt. Meaning

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

R is for respect, earned through your actions

U is for unite, you bring people together.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

P is for polite, naturally!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Crudup

Billy Crudup is an actor. He has been prominent since 1994. Billy was given the name William Gaither Crudup on July 8th, 1968 in Manhasset, New York, U.S.


Arthur Crudup was a blues, delta blues, rock, and roll musician. He plays Guitar and Human voice. His career lasted from 1939 to 1974. Arthur was born Arthur Crudup on August 24th, 1905 in Forest, Mississippi, United States. Arthur is also known as Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup; Arthur William Crudup; Elmer Jones; Percy Lee Crudup. He passed away on March 28th, 1974.


Byrd was born on September 16th, 1899 in Warren County, North Carolina. He breathed his last breath on March 12th, 1960.


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Popularity of Crudup as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Crudup U.S.
  White 7.49% 64.26%
  African American 85.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Crudup

People with the last name Crudup are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Crudup

  • How Popular is the name Crudup? As a last name Crudup was the 14,152nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Crudup first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Crudup is Saturday, August 24th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Crudup? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Crudup. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Crudup: Your name in reverse order is Pudurc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcuudp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Crudup? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,123 people with the last name Crudup.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Crudup? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Crudup as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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