Crawford Family History

Meaning of surname: Crawford

Crawford is a surname (and occasional given name) of English, Scottish and Northern Irish origin. In some cases it is a habitational name derived from several different places called Crawford (for example Crawford, South Lanarkshire, Scotland; Dorset, England; and Somerset, England). The placename is derived from the Old English elements crāwe ("crow") and ford ("ford"). In some cases the surname is a variant spelling of the English surname Crowfoot (see Crofoot).[1][2] As a surname, Crawford is the 289th most common name in Great Britain, with 30,292 bearers. It is most common in South Lanarkshire where it is the 5th most common surname with 3,384 bearers and in Highland where it is the 8th most common surname with 3,394 bearers. Other concentrations include Belfast (25th, 3,328), Greater Manchester (58th, 3,378), Lancashire (327th, 1,852), West Midlands (341st, 1,796) and Essex (374th, 1,722)

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