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Craik Early Origins



The surname Craik was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from early times. Craik is also a village in Craik Forest, by the Airhouse Burn in the Scottish Borders.

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Craik Spelling Variations


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Craik Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Crake, Craik, Crayke, Craike, Creike, Creyke and others.

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Craik Early History


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Craik Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Craik research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1413 are included under the topic Early Craik History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Craik Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Craik Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Craik Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Craik Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Craik, who landed in America in 1750 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Craik Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Harriette Woodbridge Craik, aged 30, who landed in America from London, in 1905
  • Mabel Craik, aged 19, who landed in America from Edinburg, Scotland, in 1906
  • Harriette Craik, aged 33, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1908
  • I. B. Craik, who emigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Douglas E. Craik, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Craik Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Craik, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord of the Isles" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord of the Isles 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/jamesfernie1854.shtml
  • Robert Craik, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Craik (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Craik (post 1700)



  • William Craik (1761-1814), United States Representative from Maryland
  • James Craik (1730-1814), Physician General of the United States Army, George Washington's personal physician
  • William Craik (b. 1761), American Democrat politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates, 1789-92; District Judge in Maryland 5th District, 1793-96, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1796-1801
  • George Washington Craik, American politician, Postmaster at Alexandria, District of Columbia, 1800-08
  • Dinah Marie Craik (1826-1887), English novelist
  • Sir Henry Craik PC, KCB (1846-1927), 1st Baronet, Scottish Member of Parliament
  • Henry Craik (1805-1866), Scottish hebraist and theologian
  • George Lillie Craik (1798-1866), Scottish writer and literary critic
  • Fergus Ian Muirden Craik FRS (b. 1935), Scottish psychologist
  • Donald Craik (1935-1981), Canadian politician, Minister of Finance, Manitoba
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Craik Historic Events


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Craik Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Alexander Christopher Craik, British Second Steward from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord of the Isles 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/jamesfernie1854.shtml
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Craik Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Craik Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 5 October 2017 at 09:55.

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