Crawford households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Crawford Very numerous: mainly Ulster: Fermanagh, Derry, Antrim & Monaghan. Also present in Sligo-Leitrim, S Leinster & N Munster. Ir. Mac Crábhagáin, de Cráfort, Mac Raith. In Ulster, it is mainly of Scottish origin, though Mac Crábhagáin relates to S Ulster. An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge gives Mac Raith, making it a synonym of MacGrath, which would account for the distribution in the south. This name is widespread in England.


  • Crawford in 1659.
  • Crawford births mapped 1864-1913
  • Crawford 1901 census map
  • Crawford 1911 census map
  • Crawford Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Crawford and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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