Early Origins of the Crampen family
The surname Crampen was first found in Cumberland
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Crampen family
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Crampen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Crampton, Cramptone, Cramppton, Cramton, Cramptoun, Cramptown, Cramptowne and many more.
Early Notables of the Crampen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crampen family to Ireland
Some of the Crampen family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Crampen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Samuel Crampton who settled in Maine in 1614 and Walter Crampton was farming in Virginia in 1698. James Crampton settled in Virginia in 1716; Thomas Crampton settled in Maryland in 1775.
The Crampen 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: Fortum posce animum
Motto Translation: Ask for a brave heart