Craik Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, named from Gaelic creag ‘steep or precipitous rock’ (see Craig).

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


Similar surnames: Craig, Crail, Cain, Kraak, Rain, Frain, Craib, Braid, Calk, Raak

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Craik Family Origin

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Craik Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • School Teacher

    13%
  • Carriage Maker

    6%
  • Clothier

    6%

In 1881, the most common Craik occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Craik's were Farmers. Farmer, School Teacher and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craik. A less common occupation for the Craik family was Clothier.

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Craik Historical Records

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Craik Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Craik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Craik in 1963 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craik

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