Craigen Family History

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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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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Baker Master (3 Men & 1 Boy Employed)

    3%
  • Candle Work Laborer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Baker Master (3 Men & 1 Boy Employed) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craigen. The most common Craigen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Craigen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Craigen family was Candle Work Laborer.

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Craigen Historical Records

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Craigen Life Expectancy

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