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The name Crider belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in the parish of Crick, in the diocese of Peterborough. This place-name is derived from the Old English word creke, which means a creek.

Crider Early Origins



The surname Crider was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Crider Spelling Variations


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Crider Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Crider include Criche, Crich, Crick, Critch, Creyke, Creik, Criek and many more.

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Crider Early History


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Crider Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crider research. Another 316 words (23 lines of text) covering the year 1789 is included under the topic Early Crider History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crider Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crider Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crider 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



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Crider were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Crider Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aug. Crider, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Crider Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George A. Crider, aged 60, who landed in America, in 1905
  • James Crider, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1910
  • George Adam Crider, aged 66, who settled in America, in 1911
  • T. S. Crider, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Russell A. Crider, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crider (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crider (post 1700)



  • Michael R. Crider, American author of the award winning parenting book, The Guy's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, Childbirth and the First Year of Fatherhood
  • Michèle Crider, American lirico spinto operatic soprano
  • Jerry Stephen Crider (1941-2008), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Curtis Crider (b. 1930), American pioneer in NASCAR's early years

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Suggested Readings for the name Crider


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Suggested Readings for the name Crider



  • Crider from Pennsylvania into Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 1788, Kentucky and Tennessee, Early 1800s by Ruth Crider-Drake.
  • History of the Kryder [also the Crider] Family: John Kryder (1736-1803) by Edward Hemington Kryder.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    11. ...

    The Crider Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crider 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 15 December 2015 at 20:47.

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