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  • Charlotte Lee, Lady Baltimore (c.1678 - c.1721)
    Grandaughter of Charles II
  • Elishua Crowe (1593 - 1626)
  • Elishua Crowe (1578 - 1625)
    Elishua Yelverton: Born: 1578 - , , Devon, England, United Kingdom Died: BEF 21 Mar 1625 - , , , England, United Kingdom.
  • George Frederick Crowe (c.1882 - d.)
    Name: Mr George Frederick Crowe Age: 30 years Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England Occupation: Saloon Steward Victualling crew First Embarked: Southampton Rescued Disembarke...
  • John Crowe, of Virginia (1594 - 1688)

About the Crowe surname

The surname Crowe has two distinct possible origins, one English and the other Gaelic Irish. In the first instance, the derivation is from the Middle English "crowe" (Olde English "crawa"), meaning "crow", and originally given as a nickname to someone thought to bear a fancied resemblance to the bird, perhaps someone with particularly dark hair. The surname from this source first appears on record in the latter part of the 12th Century. In Ireland, the surname Crow(e) is used as an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic patronymic "Mac Enchroe" from an earlier "Mac Conchradha", "son of Conchradha", a personal name containing the element "con", hound.

Variations: Craw, Crow

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