Crosby
Origin/Usage
Old Norse
Pronunciation
KROHZ-bee
Meaning
Living near a cross farm
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Crosby is a very old and distinguished surname and is of Scandinavian origin. It is derived from the Norse words “kross” which means 'cross' and “byr” which means 'farm'. A cross here means any stone cross set up beside a road or settlement.

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