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The name Crutch is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived near a crossroads. The name is derived from the Old English word crouch, and/or cruc.

Crutch Early Origins



The surname Crutch was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Crutch Spelling Variations


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Crutch Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Crutch has been spelled many different ways, including Crouch, Crooch, Croucher, Croutch, Crowch, Crowcher, Crouche and many more.

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Crutch Early History


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Crutch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crutch research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1607, 1679, 1660 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Crutch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crutch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crutch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crutch Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crutch Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Crutch, aged 25, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
  • Rhoda Crutch, aged 29, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874
  • Annie Crutch, aged 1, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ballochmyle" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crutch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crutch (post 1700)



  • William Crutch, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Litchfield, 1918 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Aaron Crutch, American politician, Warden (Borough President) of Litchfield, Connecticut, 1904-11 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Crutch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crutch 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 2 November 2015 at 11:18.

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