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The ancestors of the first family to use the name Crummer lived among the Dalriadan people of ancient Scotland. The name Crummer was given to someone 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."

Crummer Early Origins



The surname Crummer 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.

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Crummer Spelling Variations


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Crummer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations are a very common occurrence in records of early Scottish names. They result from the repeated and inaccurate translations that many names went through in the course of various English occupations of Scotland. Crummer has been spelled Crombie, Cromby, Crommie, Crommy, Cromy, Cromie, Crumbie, Crummie, Crumby, Croombie, Croommie and many more.

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Crummer Early History


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Crummer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crummer research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1516, 1600, 1797 and are included under the topic Early Crummer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crummer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crummer Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Crummer In Ireland


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Crummer In Ireland



Some of the Crummer 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



These settlers arrived in North America at a time when the east was burgeoning with prosperous colonies and the expanses of the west were just being opened up. The American War of Independence was also imminent. Some Scots stayed to fight for a new country, while others who remained loyal went north as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of them went on to rediscover their heritage in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic Scottish events. The Crummer were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Crummer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann Crummer, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Cathar Crummer, who arrived in Baltimore, Md, in 1811
  • Letitia Crummer, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Mary Crummer, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Nathl Crummer, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Crummer Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Crummer landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crummer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crummer (post 1700)



  • Annie Crummer (b. 1966), New Zealand pop singer and songwriter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    5. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    The Crummer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crummer 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 28 March 2014 at 13:55.

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