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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

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, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord of the Isles"
  • Robert Craik, aged 21, 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
  • 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
  • Kenneth Craik (1914-1945), Scottish experimental psychologist

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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

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Craik Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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