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Origins Available: English, Scottish


Crommie is an ancient name dating from the times of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name for a person who was a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crommie is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.

Crommie Early Origins



The surname Crommie was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Crommie Spelling Variations


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Crommie 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 Crommie include Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.

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Crommie Early History


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Crommie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crommie research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, and 1564 are included under the topic Early Crommie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crommie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crommie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Crommie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crommie In Ireland


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Crommie In Ireland



Some of the Crommie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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 Crommie were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Crommie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Walter Crommie, who arrived in Virginia in 1702

Crommie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Crommie settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1813

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Crommie Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. 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.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    11. ...

    The Crommie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crommie 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 25 May 2011 at 13:16.

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