Gender: Male Origin of Crusoe: Literary surname

Crusoe Origin and Meaning

The name Crusoe is a boy's name of English origin.

Crusoe, as in castaway hero Robinson, is a literary invention by author Daniel Defoe. The character says his name is an Anglicization of the German Kreutznaer, which may be a place name or mean a crossing of the river Nahe. Short form Cru was given to nearly 50 boys in a recent year.

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I really like Crusoe. It's feels modern, yet special and different.