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Crane comes from an English surname, originating as a nickname for a tall, thing man or someone with long legs, or had any perceived likeness to the bird. The name comes for Old English cran via Proto-Germanic *kranô which derives from PIE root word *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely;  crane). Crane could also be a variant spelling of Krane, a… Continue reading Crane

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Grandon comes from an English surname. It may have originated as a variant form of Grantham, possibly meaning "Granta's homestead" or "Granta's settlement", Granta being an Old English given name of unknown meaning. However, the first part of the name may also have been used to refer to gravel and might have referred to a homestead… Continue reading Grandon