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Craven Family History

Craven Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.English: regional name from the district of West Yorkshire so called, which is probably ‘garlic place’, from a British word, the ancestor of Welsh craf ‘garlic’.

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

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Name Distribution of Craven Families

  • Number of Craven families
     97 - 192
     33 - 96
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Craven families
     1,637 - 3,272
     546 - 1,636
     1 - 545
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Craven families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Craven Family Origin

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Craven Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Craven

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Craven Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Craven Civil War Service Records

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