The ancestry of the name Crewcumbe dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the area of Crowcombe in the parish of Somerset.
Early Origins of the Crewcumbe family
The surname Crewcumbe was first found in In Northumberland
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Crewcumbe family
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Crewcumbe Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Crewcumbe have been found, including Crocombe, Crokum, Crocumb, Crocumbe, Crewcumb, Crewcumbe and many more.
Early Notables of the Crewcumbe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crewcumbe family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Crewcumbe, or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.