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Crane Genealogy & History

The surname Crane originates from the Middle Dutch crane, the Old English and Middle English cran(uc), cren(uc), or cron(uc), and the German Krahn or Kranich. These referred to the crane and may have been a nickname for a tall, gangly, or long-legged person. Crane genealogy also shows a North German variant, Krahn, which later was changed to Krane. Crane family history includes Civil War era author Stephen Crane. Famous fictional Cranes include Ichabod Crane, who was a victim of the famous Headless Horseman in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Frasier Crane, a character in the television series Cheers who later starred in the spinoff Frasier.

Crane Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
H Eloise Crane-- --, 1921August 17,2009NY
A Peter Crane-- --, 1924May 4,2002UT
B Ethel Crane-- --, 1915January 2,1992MI
C Edward Crane-- --, 1914October 16,1989NJ

Crane Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
D W Crane-- --, 1933July 15,2010Eastman,GA
E Harold Crane-- --, 1919December 9,1998Manahawkin,NJ
F Lorraine Crane-- --, 1930August 28,2006Edgewater,FL
G William Crane-- --, 1924February 14,1988Ocean Springs,MS

Crane Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Andre CraneLatoya TaylorDecember 22,2001Wake, NC
Clifford CraneEmilie BarrettAugust 13,1939Wake, NC
Frank CraneEdith PeacockJanuary 1,1938Wake, NC
James CraneWinnie PeedinNovember 13,1947Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Crane

676th: McLean677th: Wang
678th: Lester679th: Woodward
680th: Blankenship681st: Andersen
682nd: Knox683rd: Frederick
684th: Rasmussen685th: Krause

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