The Origin and Meanings of your Name

Posted by admin on Sep 12, 2013

Baxter: Anglo-Saxon; Bagster, a baker.

Crawford: Local; First assumed by the proprietor of the lands and barony of Crawford, in Lanarkshire, Scotland; The name has been derived by others from crodh and port, pronounced cro-fort, signifying a sheltering place for cattle.

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