Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Crescent m. Latin crescens 'thriving, growing, increasing'.

The name of a minor New Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Crescens.

England
Early Modern English
1584 Cressant BEmar-vol1 p. 11
France
Old French
1292 Crescent (obl) HistHdVParis p. 112
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Crescent". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Crescent.