Crosby Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Crosby Family History

If you are conducting some Crosby family history research then you can view the Crosby coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Crosby surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The names Crosby and Crosbie in Ireland were adopted by some families of the Gaelic Mac an Chrosain Sept of Leix. This Gaelic name was also anglicized as MacCrossan. Crosby was also introduced into Ulster Province by settlers from England and Scotland, especially during the seventeenth century.

A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Crosby Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Hand Symbol of Faith, Sincerity, and Justice
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
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