The Irish name Croke is derived from the native Gaelic Croc Sept that was located in County Tipperary since the thirteenth century. It is in this and surrounding Counties that the majority of descendants bearing this name can still be found.

Origen: Irlandés, Escocés. The Croke surname in England is said to descend from Nicholas Le Blount, who was outlawed and exiled after having worked to try and restore Richard II (reign 1377-1399) to the throne. It is said that he returned to England, with his name changed to Croke. First found in Shropshire, where the name is believed to originated.

Variantes: Croke, Crough, Croak, Croc, Crok, Croake y otros.