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Origin and popularity of the name CROUCH


Crouch : English (southeastern): from Middle English crouch(e) cruch(e) ‘cross’ (Old English crūc ultimately from Latin crux crucem; the Old English crūc was replaced in Middle English by the word cross from Old Norse kross) applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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