The name Crommelinck is used Belgium and France (Nord).

In Holland and spread to other parts of the wold, we find the name Crommelin

 

Crumlick may be an Americanized spelling of the Flemish perjorative nickname Crommelinck* , which described a crippled man, or man with a bent back.

 

The English cognate form is Crome from Old English crumb = bent, crooked.

Occasionally, Crome is an occupational name for the maker of hooks, from the Middle English word cromb = hook, crook.

Croom is a place in East Yorkshire, and another locale called Croome in Worcestershire -- the man from those locations would sometimes be called Crome.

Variations of Crome are Cromb, Crumb, Crump, Cramp, Crimp .

Cognate forms include Krump, Krumpp (German); Krom (Dutch); De Crom, Crommelinck (Flemish).

Diminutive forms also exist in several languages.

 

The names history goes back to the early middele ages in the old count of Flanders.

It is documented on the Crommelin website (go to the site : http://www.crommelin.org )

 

Names found in documents and registers:

 

  1. CROMELIN
  2. CROMELINS
  3. CROMELYNE
  4. CROMELINK
  5. CROMELINCK
  6. CROMELYNCK
  7. CROMMELYNE
  8. CROMMELIN *
  9. CROMMELIJN
  10. CROMMELINC
  11. CROMMELING
  12. CROMMELINX
  13. CROMMELYNE
  14. CROMMELINCX
  15. CROMMELINCK *
  16. CROMMELYNCK *
  17. CROMMELINCKX *
  18. CROMMELINGH
  19. CROMMELIJNCK *
  20. KROMELINCK
  21. KROMMELINCK

 

*(still used)