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This interesting surname, of Irish origin with variant spellings Creevy, Creevey, and Creavagh, is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O'Craoibhe" meaning "descendant of Craobhach", a byname meaning "curly (-headed)" or "prolific" (from "craobh" meaning "branch, bough"). The surname dates back to the mid 17th Century (see below). Church Recordings include John, son of Patrick and Elizabeth Crevey, who was christened on December 9th 1759, at Lying in Hospital, Endell Street, London, James Creevey married Ann Edwards on August 22nd 1811, at St. James', Westminster, and John James, son of George and Mary Creavey, was christened on May 2nd 1813, at St...

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