Last name: CRANE

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CRANE : This last name is indexed 289,401 times on Geneanet!

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CRANE : 1: English: nickname most likely for a tall thin man with long legs from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird) Old English cran cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century.2: Manx: see Craine.3: Dutch: variant of Krane ‘crane’.4: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Krahn or Kranich.

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