Cromp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Cromp is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Cromp is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.

Early Origins of the Cromp family

The surname Cromp was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Cromp family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cromp research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, 1564, 1711 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Cromp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cromp Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Cromp has undergone many spelling variations, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.

Early Notables of the Cromp family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Cromp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Cromp family to Ireland

Some of the Cromp family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 80 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cromp migration to the United States

To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cromp were among those contributors:

Cromp Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Cromp, who landed in Maryland in 1658 [1]

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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