Meaning and Origin of: Crow

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from Middle English crow, Old English crāwa, applied as a nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion or for someone thought to resemble the bird in some other way.
  • Irish (Munster) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conchradha (see McEnroe).
  • Irish : translation of any of various Gaelic names derived from fiach ‘raven’, ‘crow’ (see Fee).

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