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  • Abel Cross (1738 - 1796)
    GEDCOM Note === GEDCOM Note ====== GEDCOM Note ===(Research):
  • Abigail Cross (1646 - 1695)
    Name Abigail HOLLY [1, 2] Born 10 Sep 1646 Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location [1] Gender Female Died Abt 1695 Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, US...
  • Abigail Crane (1694 - 1765)
    GEDCOM Note ===Gurley Burial Grounds .From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. ENDOWMENT: DATE 3 MAY 1928 SL/3 AUG 1934
  • Adelaide Jane Cross - Mason (1834 - 1879)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Oct 15 2017, 23:38:02 UTC
  • Agnes Chappell (1728 - 1820)

About the Cross surname



Topographic name for someone who lived near a stone cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, from Old Norse kross (via Gaelic from Latin crux, genitive crucis), which in Middle English quickly and comprehensively displaced the Old English form cruc (see Crouch). In a few cases the surname may have been given originally to someone who lived by a crossroads, but this sense of the word seems to have been a comparatively late development. In other cases, the surname (and its European cognates) may have denoted someone who carried the cross in processions of the Christian Church, but in English at least the usual word for this sense was Crozier.


Reduced form of McCrossen.


In North America this name has absorbed examples of cognate names from other languages, such as French Lacroix and LaCrosse.

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