Crumplin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Crumplin surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name originated with an early member who was a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crumplin is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked. [1]

Early Origins of the Crumplin family

The surname Crumplin was first found in Herefordshire, where "Thomas Crump was mayor of Hereford in 1610. The Crumps are also established in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, and Monmouthshire, and further reference to them will be found under one or more of those counties." [2]

Looking back further, researchers found entries in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 with early spellings of the family: Richard le Crumppe, Salop (Shropshire); and Constancia Crompe, Oxfordshire. [3]

"The surname is well known in the United States. Bridget Crompe emigrated to Virginia in 1635, and Thomas Crompe was already settled there in 1634." [3]

Early History of the Crumplin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crumplin research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, 1564, 1382, 1711 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Crumplin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crumplin Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Crumplin has been recorded under many different variations, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.

Early Notables of the Crumplin family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Henry Crump ( fl. 1382), Irish theologian, an Irishman by birth. He entered the Cistercian order in the monastery of Balkynglas, that is, Baltinglass...
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Ireland Migration of the Crumplin family to Ireland

Some of the Crumplin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 80 words (6 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 Crumplin family

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Crumplin or a variant listed above: Giles Crump, who settled in Virginia in 1637; and was followed by Thomas Crump in 1653. Francis Crump settled in Jamaica in 1760; Margaret Crump settled in Pennsylvania in 1772.


Contemporary Notables of the name Crumplin (post 1700) +


    RMS Titanic
    • Mr. Charles Crumplin (d. 1912), aged 35, English Bedroom Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [4]


    1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
    2. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
    3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
    4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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