Meaning and Origin of: Craven

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Crabháin (County Galway) or Mac Crabháin (Louth, Monaghan) ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Crabhán’.
  • English : regional name from the district of West Yorkshire so called, which is probably ‘garlic place’, from a British word, the ancestor of Welshcraf ‘garlic’.

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