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What does Cresswell mean?

Cresswell Pronunciation of Cresswell [cress-well] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cresswell is "well where watercress grows". Place name.

Associated with: old english.


Cresswell has 3 variants: Carswell, Creswell and Creswill.

Creative forms:
(male) Caerwell, Cressrell, ..

(female) Cressen, Cressla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cresswell Baker (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cresswell?

Cresswell is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17483 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cresswell has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cresswell outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Boswell, Bramwell, Branwell, Bromwell, Caldwell, Cassiel, Caswell, Chessie, Crandell, Crewe, Cromwell, Crosslee, Crossley, Crowell, Kingswell, Newell, Oswell, Rossell, Roussell, Russell and Sewell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cresswell.

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