Cressy Family History
Cressy Name Meaning
French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in northern France, in Saône-et-Loire, Seine-Maritime, and Somme, all named with the Gallic personal name Crixsos ‘curly-haired man’ (Latin Crixsus) + the Latin locative suffix -acum. Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony ground, Occitan cres, gres. Possibly a variant of French Cressé: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press