The name ‘Cross’ originates from England. It is derived from the topographic name for someone who lived near a stone cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, derived from the Old Norman word ‘kross’ meaning cross and ‘byr’ meaning farm, settlement. Variant´s ‘Crosbie’, ‘Crossby’. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Cross’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Jordan ad Crucem’, from the county of Buckinghamshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Robert Cross’, aged 19, from Charlinch, Somerset, England. He emigrated to North America in 1634., and settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts.He is believed to have been the Founder of this family in America. ‘Cross’ is the ‘352nd’ most… Coat of arms: Argent, an ear of wheat proper, between four crosses crosslets fitchée sable,…
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