Crake History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Crake family
The surname Crake 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.
Early History of the Crake family
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Crake Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crake, Craik, Crayke, Craike, Creike, Creyke and others.
Early Notables of the Crake family (pre 1700)
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crake Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Crake Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Crake Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century