Pronounced "kra-SEN-sha" or "kri-SHEN(t)-see-a"
Means "increasing, ascending, thriving" in Latin (related word: crescendo)
Nicknames: Cressa, Senta, Zenzi
Crescentia was the eponymous heroine of a 12th-century Old German chivalric romance, which appeared in various forms, in prose and verse, in the 13th and 14th centuries. The story cycle, known as the Crescentia cycle, also appears in French romances.