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Gender: M Meaning of Crosby: "village with crosses" Origin of Crosby: Irish Crosby's Popularity in 2016: #623

The name Crosby is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "village with crosses". Crosby is ranked #623 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Unique Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF".

From the experts:

Crosby is an attractively laid-back Irish surname with retro musical associations to Bing and Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and with a jaunty air. Crosby Braverman is currently the name of a character on the TV show Parenthood, played by Dax Shepard.

Crosby entered the Top 1000 list for the first time in 2011.

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Famous People Named Crosby

Crosby Loggins (b. 1980), American singer, son of singer Kenny Loggins
(Rufus) Crosby Kemper, American banker
Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley, American actor/comedian
Edward Crosby "Ned" Johnson III, American owner of Fidelity Investments
Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player
Bing Crosby, American singer and actor
David Crosby, American singer-songwriter of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Mason Crosby, American NFL player

Pop Culture References for the name Crosby

Crosby Braverman, character on TV's "Parenthood"

Crosbey, Crosbie