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


0.001 %Frequency

68.872 Cummulative Frequency

8148 Rank

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

--Regdeleon 20:18, 29 May 2006 (MDT)