Crosswaite History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Crosswaite family
The surname Crosswaite was first found in Cumberland.   While technically in England, Cumberland (Cumbria) is actually on the Scottish Borders, an area of conflict for centuries between the Scottish and the English.
"There are places named Crossthwaite in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire." 
As far as early records of the family are concerned, they are indeed few as we only found one record of the family in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: John de Crostweyt and this was a family in Norfolk. 
Early History of the Crosswaite family
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Crosswaite Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crossthwaite, Crosthwaite, Crosswaith, Crosswaite and others.
Early Notables of the Crosswaite family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crosswaite family to Ireland
Some of the Crosswaite family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Crosswaite family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward and James Crossthwaith settled in New York in 1820.
Contemporary Notables of the name Crosswaite (post 1700) +
- Martin Crosswaite, British motorcycle racer at the Trial des Nations in 1999
- Sean Crosswaite, British driver for Maxspeed Engineering in the 2007 British GT season
Related Stories +
- ^ Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
- ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
- ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)