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Multiple Origins for the Surname Crough



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

Crough Early Origins



The surname Crough 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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Crough Spelling Variations


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Crough Spelling Variations



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

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Crough Early History


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Crough Early History



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

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Crough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crough Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Crough In Ireland


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Crough In Ireland



Some of the Crough 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:

Crough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Crough to Maryland in 1830
  • Michaels Crough, who landed in Maryland in 1830

Crough Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Crough, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Storm Cloud"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crough (post 1700)



  • Suzanne J. Crough (1963-2015), American child actress best known for her role as Tracy Partridge, in the hit television sitcom The Partridge Family (1970-1974)
  • Gerald Crough (b. 1937), former Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne

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Crough Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    9. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Crough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crough 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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