Name History and Origin for Crew
English: habitational name for someone from Crewe in Cheshire, named with Old Welsh criu ‘weir’. This denoted a wickerwork fence that was stretched across a river to catch fish.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
Soundex Code for Crew: C600
Frequently Occurring Surnames From the 1990 Census
68.872 Cummulative Frequency
--Regdeleon 20:18, 29 May 2006 (MDT)