The story of the Croommie family is rich with Scottish history. It begins in the ancient kingdom of Dalriada where Croommie evolved as a name for some who lived in the place Crombie, in the parish of Aucterless in the shire of Aberdeen.The place-name Crombie
was originally derived from the Gaelic term "crom," which means "crooked."
Early Origins of the Croommie family
The surname Croommie was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, on the lands of Crummy The land belonged to the Abbey of Culross, which was built on land gifted by Malcolm, 7th Earl of Fife
, in 1217, during the reign of Alexander II.
Early History of the Croommie family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Croommie research.Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1516, 1600, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Croommie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Croommie Spelling Variations
Historical recordings of the name Croommie include many spelling variations
. They include They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. Crombie, Cromby, Crommie, Crommy, Cromy, Cromie, Crumbie, Crummie, Crumby, Croombie, Croommie and many more.
Early Notables of the Croommie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Croommie family to Ireland
Some of the Croommie family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 169 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Croommie family to the New World and Oceana
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 England
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 America. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Croommies to arrive on North American shores: James Crombie settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1765; Leonard Crombie settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1754; William Crombie settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1868.