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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 150 people with the Craigen surname? In that year Craigen was ranked number 3429 for popularity in the UK.|
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
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"CRAIGEN. Local. In 1272 the church of Cragyn (now Craigie) in Kyle was confirmed to the monks of Paisley by Thomas de Cragyn, son and heir of John Hose, who had assumed his surname from his lands (RMP., p. 232). He may be the Thomas de Cregeyn del counte de Are who rendered homage in 1296 (Bain, n, p. 206). Ade Cragyne who held a tenement in Irvine, 1477 (Irvine, i, p. 149), most probably derived his name from the same source. A family of this name in New Pitsligo village were remarkable for their longevity (AEL, p. 47). Christian Craigane was lif erenter of Readfurd, 1630 (LIM., p. 110). Patrick Craigen in Burnebray of Gorthie, 1670 ( (Dunblane), and Robert Craigin in the parish of Dumbennan, 1716 (SCM., iv, p. 171). William Craigin was a member of the Huntly Volunteers, 1798 (Will, p. 19), and John Welsh Craigen from King Edward served in the first Great War (Turriff). Cf. CRAICIE. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 293 people with the Craigen surname in the UK? Craigen is now ranked number 3766 for popularity in the UK.|
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