Name Crosby Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Crosby


Crosby is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Crosby thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Crosby

Crosby was originally an English surname, but has evolved into a unisex given name. The surname Crosby derived from place names, which derived their names from Scandinavian settlers, who lived near a cross symbol or a crossroads. The name Crosby is therefore of Old Norse origin.

What is the meaning of the name Crosby?

Crosby means “town with crosses” or “settlement by the cross” (from Old Norse “kross” = cross + “býr” = settlement/town).

Pronunciation of Crosby

Popularity of the name Crosby

The name Crosby is ranked #13841 overall.

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