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Multiple Origins for the Surname Croake



The Irish Croake name is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Cróc," from the Old Norse "Krokr."

Croake Early Origins



The surname Croake was first found in County Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh), the former Kingdom of Osraige (Ossory), located in Southeastern Ireland in the province of Leinster, where they have been on record since the 13th century.

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Croake Spelling Variations


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Croake Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Croke, Crough, Croak, Croc, Crok, Croake and others.

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Croake Early History


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Croake Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Croake research. Another 338 words (24 lines of text) covering the year 1241 is included under the topic Early Croake History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Croake Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Croake Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Croake Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Croake In Ireland


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Croake In Ireland



Some of the Croake family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Croake Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas and William Croake, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1860

Croake Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Croake, aged 36, a farmer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Elizabeth Croake, aged 37, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Mary Croake, aged 16, a servant, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Richard Croake, aged 15, a labourer, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Jane Croake, aged 13, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Croake (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Croake (post 1700)



  • Nena Jolidon- Croake (1865-1934), American politician, Member of the Washington House of Representatives (1913-1915)
  • Thomas Francis Croake (1902-1978), American jurist, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1961–1972)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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 Co., 1992. Print.
    2. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
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    The Croake Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Croake 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 24 October 2017 at 12:34.

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