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Craigen Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name for someone from Craigie in Kyle, named with Gaelic creag, ‘precipitous rock’ (see Craig). Black records that in 1272 the church of Cragyn ‘was confirmed to the monks of Paisley by Thomas de Cragyn, son and heir of John Hose, who had assumed his surname from his lands’.

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


Similar surnames: Craigo, Craig, Cain, Craige, Bratten, Carden, Craven, Craigie, Graven

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Craigen Family Origin

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Craigen Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Craigen occupation in Canada was Clerk. 67% of Craigen's were Clerks. Clerk and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Craigen.

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