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Craycraft Early Origins



The surname Craycraft was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Craycraft Spelling Variations


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Craycraft Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Craycroft, Cracroft, Cracroft, Crawcroft, Craycraft, Cracraft, Craycrofte, Cracrofte, Crawcroft and many more.

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Craycraft Early History


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Craycraft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Craycraft research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1043, 1184, 1401, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1534, 1550, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Craycraft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Craycraft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Craycraft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Craycraft 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 or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Craycraft (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Craycraft (post 1700)



  • Arizona Craycraft (b. 1994), American actress, known for The Funhouse Massacre (2015)
  • Dr. Carla Craycraft, American Director of Agricultural Communication Services and Computing for the University of Kentucky University
  • Dr. Kenneth R. Craycraft, American executive vice president of Dallas-based Academic Partnerships
  • Sean Craycraft, American set designer and art director
  • Neil Craycraft, British snooker player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Craycraft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Craycraft 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 14 May 2017 at 10:21.

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