Name: Crowley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Crowley

  • Meaning:
    Crow clearing; crow wood
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  • Meaning:
    Descendant of Cruadhlaoch
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  • Pronunciation:
    (KRAW lee)
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    Itself (Crowley)
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Miscellaneous Info for Crowley

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Crowley comes from the combination of the Old English elements "crawe", crow, and "leah", meaning wood or clearing. It was a habituation surname given to people who lived in an area where lots of crows gathered.

    Another form is an anglicization of Gaelic Irish O' Cruadhlaoich. Cruadhlaoich was a personal or first name meaning "hardy (cruadh) hero (loach).

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