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Craike Early Origins



The surname Craike 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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Craike Spelling Variations


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Craike Spelling Variations



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

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Craike Early History


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Craike Early History



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

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Craike Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Craike Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Craike 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:

Craike Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Craike settled in Virginia in 1775

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Craike Historic Events


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Craike Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Brian Wesley Craike (1920-1941), Australian Able Seaman from New Town, Tasmania, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Craike Family Crest Products


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Craike Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. 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.
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    The Craike Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Craike 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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