The German name Crumbine is derived from the root word "krumm," which meant "crooked," combined with "bein," meaning "leg." Thus the name was probably originally a nickname for someone with a deformity of the leg.
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Migration of the Crumbine family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Leonard Krumbein, who came to Schaefferstown, PA in 1754. There are also records of a Leonhart Krumbein in Philadelphia in 1754; this is most likely the same person..