Jean Craig

Brief Life History of Jean

When Jean Craig was christened on 18 February 1677, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Craig, was 33 and her mother, Janet Alexander, was 35.

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John Craig
Janet Alexander
Joanet Craig
Elizabeth Craig
Margaret Craig MC
John Craig
Jean Craig
Jean Craig
Jean Craig
Mary Craig

Sources (2)

  • Jean Craige, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jean Craig, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near a steep or precipitous rock, Older Scots crag, craig. Compare the synonymous English Cragg .

Manx: either a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Concharraige ‘son of Cu Charraige (‘hound of the rock’) or possibly of Mac Thorveig ‘son of Thorveig’, from the Old Norse personal name Thórveig (from the god's name Thórr + veig ‘pith, strength’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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