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.
Important Dates for the Craik family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Craik research. Another 191 words (14 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.
Craik Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crake, Craik, Crayke, Craike, Creike, Creyke and others.
Early Notables of the Craik family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Craik Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Craik migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Craik Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Craik Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Henry Craik, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord of the Isles" 
Robert Craik, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"
Contemporary Notables of the name Craik (post 1700)
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
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
Dinah Marie Craik (1826-1887), English novelist
Prof. Robert John McArthur Craik O.B.E.,, British Provost Emeritus for Heriot- Watt University Malaysia, was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to Higher Education 
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
^ 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)
^ 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
^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
Fastest Delivery Possible
Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day
Money Back Guarantee
Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed
BBB A+ Rating
The Best Rating possible
Secure Online Payment
Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate
Removing this item from your shopping cart will remove your associated sale items.
Are you sure you want to delete this item from your shopping cart?