Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Cromb is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.
Early Origins of the Cromb family
family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Cromb family
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Cromb Spelling Variations
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 Cromb have been found, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.
Early Notables of the Cromb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cromb family to Ireland
Some of the Cromb family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cromb family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cromb Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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