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Croasdale is a surname of English origin. It is a habitational name, named after an unidentified place, possibly Crowsdale Wood in North Yorkshire or Crossdale in Cumbria.[1][2] The earliest record of the name occurs is of Johannes de Crosdale in 1379.[2][3] Possible variations of the surname include: Croasdell, Croisdale, Crossdale, Croasdaile, Crosdill, Croisdall, Crosdil, Crosedale, Crowsdale, Croysdill, Crossdil, Crousdale, Croasdoll, Croosdale, Croysdale, Crosdale, Crossdell, and Crosdall.[4]


  1. ^ "Croasdale Name Meaning and History". Retrieved 11 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Reaney, Percy Hilde; Wilson, Richard Middlewood (2006). A Dictionary of English Surnames (PDF) (3rd ed.). London: Routledge. pp. 803–804. ISBN 0-203-99355-1. 
  3. ^ "Yorkshire: Subsidy Rolls (Poll Tax) for the year 1379". GENUKI ( Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
  4. ^ "Croasdale One-Name Study". Guild of One-Name Studies. Retrieved 11 December 2008.