Cruickshank Family History
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Cruickshank Name Meaning
Scottish: nickname for a man with a crooked leg or legs, from older Scots cruik ‘hook’, ‘bend’ (Middle English crook, Old Scandinavian krókr) + shank ‘leg(-bone)’ (Old English sceanca).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cruikshank, Brockbank, Churchman, Grimshaw, Brickman, Rackham