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What does Crispin mean?

Crispin Pronunciation of 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Cr-, old, roman, makers (occupational), england


VARIANTS Crepin, Crespin, Crispian, Crispino, Crispo, Crispus, Crisspin

SEE ALSO Krispin




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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)

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)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Crispin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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