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Crispin Family History

Crispin Name Meaning
English and French: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Crispin, Latin Crispinus, a family name derived from crispus ‘curly-haired’ (see Crisp). This name was especially popular in France in the early Middle Ages, having been borne by a saint who was martyred at Soissons in adc. 285 along with a companion, Crispinianus (whose name is a further derivative of the same word).English and French: diminutive of Crisp.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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36,291 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,422 Military Records
2,084 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Crispin Families

  • Number of Crispin families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Crispin families
     87 - 171
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Crispin families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Crispin Family Origin

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Crispin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Crispin

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Crispin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Crispin census records

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Crispin Civil War Service Records

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