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What does Crispian mean?

Crispian Pronunciation of Crispian [crispi-an] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and the name Crispian means "curly-haired". Crispian is an alternate form of Crispin (Latin): from Crispinus.


Crispian has 2 variants: Crespin and Crisspin.

4 more related forms via Crispin: Crepin, Crispino, Crispo and Crispus.

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Middle name pairings:
Crispian Keon (C.K.), ..

How popular is Crispian?

Crispian is a rare first name for males. Crispian is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Crispian (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Crispin. Adoption of this form of Crispian reached its peak in the 1970s. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crispin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Crispian and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Crispian is pronounced similarly to Krispin. Other suggested similar names are Ardian, Bastian, Bivian, Brian, Brickman, Caidan, Caidin, Cailean, Cailin, Campian, Campion, Carsan, Caspar, Caspian, Cassian, Chapman, Christan, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christie, Christmas, Chrystian, Cian, Ciaran, Cillian, Corbinian, Crain, Creswill (see Cresswell), Crichton, Cris, Crisanto, Crisento (see Crisanto), Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Criston, Cristos, Cristovano, Cristy, Crizant, Cronan, Crosbie, Croslea (see Crosley), Cyprian, Daivian, Eirian, Emilian, Filian, Finian, Finnian, Friedman, Gilian, Jenshian (see Gentian), Kilian, Kristan, Kristian, Kristien, Krystian, Midian, Ninian, Nisan, Nissan, Ossian, Phinian, Siprian, Trevian, Tristan, Tristian, Tristin, Vivian and Weissman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Crispian.

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