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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


Similar surnames: Mccraven, Heaven, Braden, Cave, Raven, Cavan, Graven, Cavey, Craney

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Craven Family Origin

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Craven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Craven family was Labourer. Farmer, Servant and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craven. The most common Craven occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Craven's were Farmers.

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Craven Life Expectancy

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