Cruso Surname Origin
(Teutonic) apparently from the place-name Krusau (Schleswig-Holstein) = the River-Islet or Wet Meadow of the Cross [a form of German kreuz, Old High German chruzi = Old Saxon kruci = Dutch kruis, a cross + au, river-islet, wet meadow, brook; Old High German ouwa].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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