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Cruise (name)

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Pronunciation  (/ˈkruːz/)
Language(s)  Anglo-Norman
Meaning  relaxed; easy-going
Language(s)  English
Word/Name  Ireland  England
Variant(s)  Cruse, Cruwys, Cruize

Cruise (/ˈkrz/) is an Anglo-Norman surname which originated in England during Norman Conquest. It is a variant form of Cruse; others include Cruwys and Cruize.

In Ireland, Cruise is an old surname of Anglo-Norman origin which has been present there since the Anglo-Norman invasion in 1169. The family held lands in Counties Dublin and Meath. In early records the name is mostly spelled de Cruys/Cruys, and sometimes Cruce or Crues, but the spelling evolved to Cruise, and this is now the predominant spelling of the surname in Ireland today. Some time before 1176 Augustino de Cruce witnessed a grant by Strongbow of land in Dublin, and this is the earliest reference to the surname in Ireland found to date. According to World Names Public Profiler, the highest density of the surname Cruise is still to be found in Ireland, particularly in and around County Dublin.

People with the surname Cruise

  • Julee Cruise, American singer
  • Tom Cruise, an American film actor and producer
  • Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish politician
  • Stephen Cruise, King of the bank(AIB), King of the mats(Ridgeview aka Cruise Manor), Bass player for Nibiru and Frustration, two stripe white belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • References

    Cruise (name) Wikipedia


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