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The ancestors of the bearers of the Crokum family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in the area of Crowcombe in the parish of Somerset.

Crokum Early Origins



The surname Crokum was first found in In Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Crokum Early History


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Crokum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crokum research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1272 and 1309 are included under the topic Early Crokum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crokum Spelling Variations


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Crokum Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Crokum include Crocombe, Crokum, Crocumb, Crocumbe, Crewcumb, Crewcumbe and many more.

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Crokum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crokum Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Crokum or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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