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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 aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Elizabeth Croake, aged 37, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Mary Croake, aged 16, a servant, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Richard Croake, aged 15, a labourer, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Jane Croake, aged 13, who arrived in Nelson 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    3. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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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 30 March 2017 at 09:37.

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