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Cramond Early Origins



The surname Cramond was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where the family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Cramond Spelling Variations


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Cramond Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gramont, Gramond, Gramons, Les Gramons, Le Gramont, Le Gramond, Gramand, Gramanc, Gramande, Gramandes, Graumont and many more.

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Cramond Early History


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Cramond Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cramond research. Another 681 words (49 lines of text) covering the years 1040, 1200, 1394, 1449, 1525, 1604, 1648, 1667, 1678, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Cramond History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cramond Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cramond Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Antoine III Agénor de Gramont-Toulongeon, duc de Gramont, comte de Guiche, comte de Gramont, comte de Louvigny, Souverain de Bidache, (1604-1678), a French military man and diplomat, Marshal of France from 1641, Viceroy of Navarre and...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cramond Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cramond Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Cramond settled in Philadelphia in 1795

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cramond (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cramond (post 1700)



  • Walter Cramond, American Democrat politician, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1956
  • Dr. William Cramond, Stirling University
  • Ronald Cramond, Parliamentary Secretary

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Dei gratia sum id quod sum
Motto Translation: The grace of God I am what I am


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Cramond Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cramond Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cramond 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.

    This page was last modified on 27 May 2013 at 11:04.

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