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

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Crosby Family Origin

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Crosby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Student

    7%
  • Miller

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Crosby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Crosby's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crosby. A less common occupation for the Crosby family was Carpenter.

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Crosby Historical Records

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Crosby Life Expectancy

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