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Where did the English Crippin family come from? What is the English Crippin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Crippin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Crippin family history?The surname is one of the names carried to England in the great wave of migration from Normandy following the Norman Conquest in 1066. It is based on the given name Crispin, which derives from a Latin nickname which means curly-haired. Much of the popularity of the name in the early Middle Ages is a result of the popularity of St. Crispin, who was martyred at Soissons in 285 AD.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crispin, Chrispin, Crippin, Cripin, Crippen, Crepin, Crespin and many more.
First found in Oxfordshire where they had been granted the lands of Cowley by William the Conqueror for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crippin research. Another 231 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1107, 1066, 1149, 1055, 1117, 1273, 1627, 1681 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Crippin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 135 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crippin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Crippin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words(2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crippin Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Crippin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crippin 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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