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Cruickshank Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Scotland; Scottish

Cruickshank Meaning & Etymology

The name is Scots and there are various theories as to its origin. G F Black, in his book 'The Surnames of Scotland', dismisses the idea that it means 'crooked legs' or 'bowlegged', preferring a geographical origin based on the River Cruick in Angus.

Cruickshank Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

In descending order, the commonest spellings of the name in Scotland are Cruickshank, Cruickshanks, Cruikshank, Crookshanks, Crookshank, and Cruikshanks. Other variants include Cruckshank, Cruckshanks and Crukshanks, and Black cites also Crouckschank, Crewshank, Crokeshank, Crewkshankis, Crookschank, Cruckshanke, Crucshank, Cruiksank, Cruischank, Crukeshank, Cruckeschank, Crukschank, Crukschanke, Crukshaink, Cruykschank, Crwickshanks, Crwikschan, Crwkschank. The name is commonly pronounced Croo-shack or Crushack as well as Crook-shank.

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