Meaning:at the cross
You're probably familiar with Crosby as a surname, thanks to crooner Bing Crosby, but it's also used as a first name. This boy's name is of Scandinavian origin and means "at the cross," and was used to describe where someone lived. It comes from the Old Norse kross, which means "cross," and byr, meaning "farm" or "settlement." With its charmingly retro sound and a familiar feel, Crosby is sure to stand out on the playground.
Famous People Named Crosby
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- Bing CrosbyActor, Singer
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