Meaning and Name Origin
Crispin \c-ris-pin, cr(i)-spin\ 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Krispin.
Crispin has 1 feminine form: Crispina.
Crispin is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#14363 out of 88799, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Crispin for boys. Crispin has not been listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)