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Where did the English Wrong family come from? What is the English Wrong family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wrong family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wrong family history?Wrong is an ancient Norman name that arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Wrong family lived in Cambridgeshire, at Wrench.
Norman surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. The frequent changes in surnames are largely due to the fact that the Old and Middle English languages lacked definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England, as well as the official court languages of Latin and French, also had pronounced influences on the spelling of surnames. Since medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, rather than adhering to any specific spelling rules, it was common to find the same individual referred to with different spellings. The name has been spelled Rench, Wrench, Renche, Wrenche and others.
First found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Haddenham. Conjecturally they are descended from one of seven Freemen who held this village from the Abbot of Ely. Haddenham was included in the Domesday Book,  a census taken in 1086 and initiated by Duke William of Normandy after his conquest of England in 1066 A.D.
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Many English families emigrated to North American colonies in order to escape the political chaos in Britain at this time. Unfortunately, many English families made the trip to the New World under extremely harsh conditions. Overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the stormy Atlantic. Despite these hardships, many of the families prospered and went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the United States and Canada. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Wrong or a variant listed above:
Wrong Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Wrong Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wrong Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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