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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
Where did the Scottish Croke family come from? What is the Scottish Croke family crest and coat of arms? When did the Croke family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Croke family history?The Croke surname in England is said to descend from Nicholas Le Blount, who was outlawed and exiled after having worked to try and restore Richard II (reign 1377-1399) to the throne. It is said that he returned to England, with his name changed to Croke.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Croke, Crough, Croak, Croc, Crok, Croake and others.
First found in Shropshire, where the name is believed to originated. The people of Norman heritage bearing this surname have a long and interesting recorded history in which we find them in Scotland, Ireland and England.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Croke research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1489, 1558, 1625, 1649, 1553, 1620, 1588, 1660, 1614, 1629, 1609, 1680, 1640, 1643, 1593, 1671, 1628, 1640, 1625, 1683, 1654, 1657, 1636, 1671, 1661 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Croke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 289 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Croke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Croke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Croke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Croke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Croke Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Croke Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Croke Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The Croke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Croke 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.
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