Craun is a name that comes from the noble Boernician
clans of the Scottish-English border region. It is a name for a person whose was tall, and had long legs. This nickname
derived from the Old English words cranuc,
which mean crane.
Early Origins of the Craun family
The surname Craun was first found in Suffolk
, before the name made its way North to Scotland.
Early History of the Craun family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Craun research.Another 344 words (25 lines of text) covering the year 1398 is included under the topic Early Craun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Craun Spelling Variations
names that evolved in the largely preliterate Middle Ages are often marked by considerable spelling variations
. Craun has been spelled Crane, Craine, Crain, Cran, Crann, Crayne and others.
Early Notables of the Craun family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Craun family to Ireland
Some of the Craun family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 98 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Craun family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the Boernician-Scottish Clan
families who came to North America were Loyalists who went north to Canada after the American War of Independence
. Families on both sides of the border went on to found two of the world's great nations. This century, families with Scottish roots have rediscovered their heritage through highland games and clan societies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Craun or a variant listed above: Jasper Crane, a passenger on the "Hector," who settled in the New Haven, Colony in 1637; Richard Crane, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Samuel Crane, who came to Virginia in 1653.
Contemporary Notables of the name Craun (post 1700)
- Michael Craun, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html