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What does Crispus mean?

Crispus Pronunciation of Crispus [cris-pus] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Crispus means "curly-haired". Crispus is a variant form of Crispin (Latin): from Crispinus.


5 related forms via Crispin: Crespin, Crispian, Crispino, Crispo and Crisspin.

Creative forms:
(male) Cristus, Crospus, ..

(female) Crisis, Crisna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Crispus Neymar (C.N.), ..

How popular is Crispus?

Crispus is a rare first name for males. Crispus is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Crispus (outside Top 2000) is Crispin. Adoption of this form of Crispus reached its peak 5 decades ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arius, Caius, Cassius, Celsius, Celsus, Chriss, Christos, Cirrus, Clitus, Cris, Cristen, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Cronus, Cyrillus, Erasmus, Erastus and Ursus. Like Crispus, these names are not commonly used.

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