First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Croydon

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Croydon?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Croydon mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Croydon

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Croydon to us below

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Croy"don
  1. A kind of carriage like a gig, orig. of wicker-work.
  2. A kind of cotton sheeting; also, a calico.

Etymology: From Croydon, England

  1. A borough and town in the south of Greater London.
  2. A former airport in this town.
  3. (historical) A kind of carriage like a gig, originally of wickerwork.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Croydon

Joan was born on May 15th, 1908. She breathed her last breath on April 23rd, 1985.


Where is the name Croydon popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Croydon as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Croydon as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Michigan, Hawaii, or Maryland.

Fun Facts about the name Croydon

  • When was the first name Croydon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Croydon is Tuesday, April 2nd, 1912.
  • How unique is the name Croydon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Croydon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Croydon: Your name in reverse order is Nodyorc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cdnryoo. How do you pronounce that?

What Croydons Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Croydon born Dec 3, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Croydon

Name poster for Croydon(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.