What does Croft mean?
Definitions for Croft
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Croft.
a small farm worked by a crofter
A fenced piece of land, especially in Scotland, usually small and arable and used for small-scale food production and usually with a crofter's dwelling thereon.
A surname, from the common noun croft, and from places named Croft.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A little close joining to a house, that is used for corn or pasture.
Etymology: croft, Saxon.
This have I learn’d,
Tending my flocks hard by, i’ th’ hilly crofts
That brow this bottom glade. John Milton.
a small, inclosed field, adjoining a house; a small farm
Etymology: [AS. croft; akin to D. kroft hillock; cf. Gael. croit hump, croft.]
A croft is a fenced or enclosed area of land, usually small and arable with a crofter's dwelling thereon. A crofter is one who has tenure and use of the land, typically as a tenant farmer.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kroft, n. a small piece arable land adjoining a dwelling: a kind of small farm.—ns. Croft′er; Croft′ing. [A.S. croft; perh. cog. with Dut. kroft, or with Gael. croit.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Croft is ranked #2766 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Croft surname appeared 13,047 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Croft.
86.6% or 11,299 total occurrences were White.
8.6% or 1,122 total occurrences were Black.
2.1% or 278 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.6% or 217 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.5% or 70 total occurrences were Asian.
0.4% or 63 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Croft in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Croft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Croft in a Sentence
Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the man who stabbed to death UCLA graduate student Brianna Kupfer in a random daytime attack while working at Croft House, Croft House. ( Courtesy of Todd Kupfer) Todd Kupfer attended Brentwood High School then earned a bachelor's degree in public relations from the University of Miami. After graduating, Todd Kupfer returned to Los Angeles to study interior design at UCLA. Los Angeles police was very artistic.
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Translations for Croft
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- заградено полеBulgarian
- granja pequeñaSpanish
- mäkitupa, torppaFinnish
- petite fermeFrench
- croitScottish Gaelic
- ladang kecilIndonesian
- smábóndi, hjáleigubóndiIcelandic
- campetto, campicello, podere, piccolo podereItalian
- campo muradoPortuguese
- приусадебный участокRussian
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