Name: Crosby

Origin and Meaning of the Name Crosby

  • Meaning:
    Dweller at the farm near the cross
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KROZ be)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Crosby)
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Miscellaneous Info for Crosby

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the Scandinavian surname that is derived from the Old Norse elements kross "cross" and byr "farm". The name may be from the Irish Mac and Chrosain, which is from the Gaelic crosan "satirist"

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