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Gender: Male Origin of Cru: Spelling variation of Crew or short form of Cruz or Crusoe

The name Cru is a boy's name of English origin. Cru and is often added to user-created lists like Baby Sawyer Smith and discussed in our forums with posts like "Unique Last Names that you've come across?".

From the experts:

The short, clipped Cru is one of those modern names that's starting to find favor -- it was given to nearly 50 boys last year, while Crew has vaulted onto the Top 1000. One inspiration is undoubtedly the Spanish name Cruz, which came to wider attention via the third son of Victoria and David Beckham. Cru has a handsome sound and a modern feel.

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Pop Culture References for the name Cru

Cru, French term for a vineyard
Cru, American rap group