Join
Log in  | New? Register

1,575 CREAN members around the world

Stay informed about CREAN Family online & offline events!

Keep me informed as to CREAN Family online & offline events

See our recent family gatherings

CREAN Family History

This interesting surname of Irish origin is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic O Croidheagain, the prefix O meaning "descendant of Croidheagan", a personal name from a diminutive of "croidhe" "heart". It is often used as a term of endearment. The surname dates back to the 16th Century, (see below). Variations in the idiom of the spelling include Crehan, Crean, Cree, Cregan, Creigan, etc.. John, son of Christopher and Elizabeth Creane, was christened on March 1st 1629, at St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster, and Amy, daughter of Christian and Elizabeth Creene, was christened on February 5th 1632, at St.

Who have we missed?

Tell us about any famous CREAN (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!

MEET

Join the conversation with the CREAN tribe

  • Find your CREAN ancestor
  • Tell us about your CREAN Family
  • Tell us about your CREAN ancestors
  • Ask a question about the CREAN history
  • Leave a message for CREAN family members
Michael Creane

my father is Stephen John Creane (usa), his father is Stephen Joseph Creane (Belmullet, 1905), his father is Patrick Creane (Castlebar, 1845), his father is Anthony Creane (1824), his father is Marke Creane (1797), his father is Edward Crean (1777)

Reply

Invite more CREAN family members!

Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the CREAN tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest
LEARN

Discover where the CREAN Family members live around the world

Explore where tribe members live today!

SHOP

Show off the CREAN Family Crest…

Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from