The name Crimp comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It was a name for a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crimp is derived from the Old English word crump,
which means bent
Early Origins of the Crimp family
The surname Crimp was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Crimp family
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Crimp Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Crimp has undergone many spelling variations
, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.
Early Notables of the Crimp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crimp family to Ireland
Some of the Crimp family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Crimp family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crimp Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- John Crimp, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Brightman" in 1840 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRIGHTMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Brightman.htm
- Richard Crimp, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Royal George" in 1848 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ROYAL GEORGE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848RoyalGeorge.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Crimp (post 1700)
- Daryl Crimp (b. 1958), New Zealand writer, illustrator, and cartoonist