Pronounced Pron. Biekraft(American English) [key]
Other Forms FormsAtcraft, Bycroft, Craft, Craeft, Cræft, de Craft, Croft, Cruft, Crofts, Crufts
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Meaning & History
Found mostly in the American Great Lakes region and Canada, likely a singular extended family. Likely of 6th century English descent, though there are very few English natives who bear the name. Name either refers to the occupation running some sort of mill machine, the original holder living near a croft (enclosed pasture or tillage) or implies "craftiness" of its original holder.