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What does Crosby mean?

Crosby Pronunciation of Crosby [cros-by] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Crosby is "at the cross". Singer Bing Crosby.

Associated with: scandinavian.


Crosby has 2 variants: Crosbey and Crosbie.

Creative forms:
(male) Cosby, Crosco, ..

(female) Crosan, Croscy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Crosby Boaz (C.B.), ..

How popular is Crosby?

Crosby is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#811 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Crosby was first listed in 2009 and reached its highest rank of #576 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bobby, Busby, Bussby (see Busby), Cadby, Canby, Casey, Chesly, Chesny, Christy, Cloy, Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Cobe, Cobey, Cobi, Coby, Codey, Cody, Colbey, Colby, Coley, Collby, Coney, Conwy, Corby, Corbyn, Corey, Corry, Corty, Cory, Cosme, Cosmo, Costa, Coty, Covey, Cowry, Coxey, Coy, Cranly (see Cranley), Cris, Crispo, Cristy, Crock, Crofft, Croft, Cronan, Cronus, Crook, Crooke, Crooks, Croslea (see Crosley), Crosley, Crosly (see Crosley), Crossley, Croy, Joby, Koby, Kolby, Robby, Thoby and Toby. These names tend to be more commonly used than Crosby.

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in meaning and etymology.