Meaning and Origin of: Cray

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Craobhaigh ‘descendant of Craobhach’, a byname meaning ‘curly(-headed)’ or ‘prolific’ (from craobh ‘branch’, ‘bough’). CompareCreevy.
  • Respelling of German Kray orKrey.