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What does Crescent mean?

Crescent Pronunciation of Crescent [cres-cent] as a girls' name is pronounced KRE-sent. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Crescent is "increasing, growing". From the English word for the phase of the moon, derived from French "creissant", from Latin "crescere".

Associated with: moon.


Crescent has 7 variants: Crescence, Crescenta, Crescentia, Cressant, Cressent, Cressentia and Cressentya.

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Middle name pairings:
Crescent Adaline (C.A.), ..

How popular is Crescent?

Crescent is a rare first name for women. Crescent is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Crescent has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crescent name in U.S.

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