What does Crispin mean?
Crispin [crispin] as a boys' name is pronounced KRIS-pin. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Crispin is "curly-haired". From Crispinus, which is derived from the old Roman family name Crispus. Saint Crispin was a third-century martyr who came to be known as the patron of shoe makers, especially in England. Actor Crispin Glover.
Affiliated boy name: Krispin.
Crispin has 1 feminine form: Crispina.Creative forms:
(male) Carspin, Cispin, ..
(female) Cririn, Crisi, .. Middle name pairings:
Crispin Kalvin (C.K.), ..
How popular is Crispin?
Crispin is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#10737 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Crispin for boys. Crispin entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1845 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Brysin, Caidin, Cailin, Caspian, Christan, Christian, Christie, Crain, Cris, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano▲, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Crosbie, Erskin, Griffin▲, Oisin, Orsin and Tristin▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Crispin.See names in meaning and etymology.