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Cranford, New Jersey

Cranford, NJ  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Cranford is in Union County. The county seat is Elizabeth.

Major ancestry groups reported by Cranford residents include:

· Italian - 20%
· Irish - 19%
· German - 14%
· Polish - 9%
· English - 6%
· Russian - 3%
· Black or African American - 3%
· Scottish - 2%
· Hungarian - 2%
· Ukrainian - 1%
· Lithuanian - 1%
· Portuguese - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Puerto Rican - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Cuban - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Chinese, except Taiwanese - 1%
· Danish - 1%
· Slovak - 1%
· Filipino - 1%
· Arab - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· South American - 1%
· Austrian - 1%
· Greek - 1%
· Asian Indian - 1%
· French Canadian - 1%

Former names for Cranford include:
· Crane's Mills
· Craneville

For more detail about place names in the Cranford area, consult Encyclopedia of New Jersey, Maxine N. Lurie & Marc Mappen
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