Crosby Family History
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Crosby Name Meaning
Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland and northern England that are named with Old Norse kross ‘cross’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. Irish: Scottish and English surname (see 1 above) adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Chrosáin (see McCrossen).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cosby, Corby, Clasby, Cross, Risby, Ormsby, Frisby, Colby, Mosby