Crew Gaines: The Meaning Behind Chip and Joanna’s New Baby Boy’s Name

With a arrival of son Crew, Chip and Joanna Gaines not usually pennyless their tradition of D names for boys (they also share sons Duke, 9, and Drake, 13) though chose a moniker that’s indeed only 23 years old.

According to Pamela Redmond Satran of Nameberry, Crew is a stylish word name that pennyless into a U.S. tip 1,000 in 2010. It stands during No. 712 now, with 339 baby boys given a name final year — and with some-more luminary visibility, it’s primed to stand even higher.

That’s a conspicuous feat for a name that was only innate in 1995, when it done a really initial coming on a Social Security extended list, given to a small 6 baby boys. Crew’s use as a baby name grew sensitively until 2005, when actor Joshua Morrow of The Young and a Restless chose it for his son.

But it’s Crew’s new recognition as a jargon tenure for a organisation of friends that has desirous a widespread interest as a baby name.

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Chip and Joanna Gaines

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Crew was initial used as a tenure for a organisation of people doing a same work in a 17th century, building on a definition of a association of seamen on a ship, as in a navy crew. Etymologically, organisation is associated to a Latin word accrue, that means boost or growth, another tenure whose positivity adds to Crew’s appeal as a name (and suitable for a flourishing Gaines family!).

More new influences embody a smart tradesman J.Crew along with a Ivy League-ish competition organisation (a.k.a. rowing), that desirous a name of a crew-cut hairstyles ragged by Harvard and Yale rowers in a 1930s.

Crew can be grouped with a military-style word names that have been gaining in recognition over a past decade for baby boys, including Major and Cannon. It also relates to a sea along with other newly renouned beachy names such as Sailor and Ocean.

Chip and Joanna Gaines

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While Crew was used for a handful of baby girls final year and as a word name is not traditionally gendered, it is given primarily to baby boys.

The spelling Cru and Crue, both conspicuous accurately like Crew, were also any used for some-more than 50 baby boys final year, that means we could hear a name called out on a stadium some-more than we competence expect.