When John George CROFT was born in 1880, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John William Croft, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann West, was 23. He lived in Skirbeck Quarter, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Candlesby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.
English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Herefordshire, and North Yorkshire, all named with Old English croft ‘small arable enclosure (normally adjoining a house)’, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a croft, from Middle English croft.
English: possibly in some cases a variant of Craft 2.
Americanized form of German, Danish, Swedish, or Jewish Kraft . Compare Kroft and Craft .
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