US Popularity:498
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Weir; To grow
Crew is a boy’s name of British and Latin origin. Newly popular as a given name, this simple title dates back to 16th century Wales, only back then, it was a last name. Spelled Crewe, this was the surname of families who originated from the town of the same name. An easy identifier of where these adventurers began their journey, this name may inspire the same wanderlust in your little one, too. In Welsh, the noun criu is where the English spelling of Crew derived. This is where the name’s meaning comes from, as it refers to a "weir" or ford dam-like structure that was paramount to the area’s fishing industry at the time. It also derives from the Latin word crescere meaning "to grow." With such a rich history to explore, baby Crew will have plenty to keep him occupied as he delves deeper into the culture behind his name.

Crew Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Crew is currently #1373 on The Bump
Boy:Crew is currently #743 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Crew is currently #498 in U.S. births
Boy:Crew is currently #260 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Crew, December 2022

  • WordSense, Crew

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, crew (n.), May 2018

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