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Origin and popularity of the name CROUCH

Origin

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.

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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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Geographic distribution of the 28,662 individuals with the name CROUCH on Geneanet.

 

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    debbief1256
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    tshockley67
    (470 individuals)
    arosser
    (453 individuals)
    pcrouch1
    (404 individuals)

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    Variants of name CROUCH

    CHROUCH COUCH