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Craig Family History

Craig Name Meaning
Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, from Gaelic creag, a word that has been borrowed in Middle English as crag(g).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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817,091 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
113,520 Military Records
88,428 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Craig Families

  • Number of Craig families
     668 - 1,333
     223 - 667
     1 - 222
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Craig families
     443 - 884
     148 - 442
     1 - 147
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Craig families
     1,668 - 3,334
     557 - 1,667
     1 - 556
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Craig Family Origin

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Craig Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Craig

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Craig Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Craig Civil War Service Records

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