Crain Surname History
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- Crain last name meaning & etymology
- Crain spelling & pronunciation
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Crain Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Crain can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Crain may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Crain Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Crain come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Crain originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Crain Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Crain were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Crain. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Crain surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Crain vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years.
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Crain Family Tree
Here are a few of the Crain biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Crains
- Margaret J (McElroy) Crain 1858 - ?
- Warren Crain 1801 - ?
- Bradford Crain 1832 - ?
- Amelia E. Crain 1834 - 1905
- Lucy Crain 1836 - ?
- Burton Crain 1837 - ?
- Martha Crain 1839 - 1928
- Welcome Crain 1842 - ?
- William Crain 1842 - 1896
- Franklin Crain 1844 - ?