Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. DEH-LA-KRWA  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "of the cross" in French. It denoted one who lived near a cross symbol or near a crossroads. A notable bearer was the French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKříž, Křížová(Czech) Cross, Crouch(English) Dela Cruz(Filipino) D'Cruz, D'Cruze(Indian (Christian)) Croce, Crocetti(Italian) Cruz(Portuguese) Križman(Slovene) Cruz, De la Cruz(Spanish)


Entry updated April 23, 2024