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Rugged coastal mountains and the windswept Hebrides islands were the home of the first family to use the name Crone. It was originally given to a person with blond hair. The Scottish name Crone was originally derived from the Gaelic word "cron", which means saffron, yellow-colored or dark, and refers to the complexion or hair coloring of the original bearer.
The surname Crone was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, 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.
Many spelling variations of Crone have been recorded over the years, including Crone, Cron, Cronie and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crone research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1931, 1640, 1617, 1682, 1656, 1660, 1641, 1712 and are included under the topic Early Crone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the Clan from early times was Daniel Crone, who represented the family in around the year 1640, and was the Chief of the family at that time; William Crowne (1617-1682), English colonel during the English civil war, and one of the...
Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Crone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 111 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Scottish settlers arrived in many of the communities that became the backbones of the United States and Canada. Many stayed, but some headed west for the endless open country of the prairies. In the American War of Independence, many Scots who remained loyal to the Crown re-settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots across North America were able to recover much of their lost heritage in the 20th century as Clan societies and highland games sprang up across North Ameri ca. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Crones to arrive on North American shores:
Crone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Crone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Crone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Crone Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Crone Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The Crone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crone 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.
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