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.
Crosby means “town with crosses” or “settlement by the cross” (from Old Norse “kross” = cross + “býr” = settlement/town).
The name Crosby is ranked #13841 overall.
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