Cramund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Cramund family

The surname Cramund was first found in at Cramond, a village and parish on the outskirts of suburban Edinburgh. "This place derived its name, originally Caer Amon, from the erection of a fortress on the river Amon or Almond at its influx into the Frith of Forth. [1]

Cramond Roman Fort is a Roman-Era archaeological site at Cramond here "coins and other relics of antiquity, it is supposed to have been a Roman station, and the port through which that people obtained supplies of grain for their army." [1]

Important Dates for the Cramund family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cramund research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1505 are included under the topic Early Cramund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cramund Spelling Variations

The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations in a single document. Cramund has been spelled Cramond, Crammond, Crawmont, Crawmond, Cramund, Gramond and many more.

Early Notables of the Cramund family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Cramund family

The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them: William Crammond who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; James Cramond settled in Philadelphia in 1795.

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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