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Where did the English Crump family come from? What is the English Crump family crest and coat of arms? When did the Crump family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Crump family history?The name Crump is rooted in the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It was a name for someone who was a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crump is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.
Crump has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.
First found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crump research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, and 1564 are included under the topic Early Crump History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Crump Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Crump family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Crumps to arrive on North American shores:
Crump Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Crump Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Crump Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Crump Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The Crump Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crump 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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