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Crespi Name Meaning

Catalan (Crespí): from a personal name, the Catalan equivalent of Crispin. Northern Italian and Jewish (from Italy): either a variant of Crespo or a habitational name from a place so called or from Crespi d’Adda in Bergamo.

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


Similar surnames: Cresci, Crispo, Cressy, Bressi, Crespin, Crisci, Crespo, Ciresi

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Where is the Crespi family from?

You can see how Crespi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crespi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Crespi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Crespi families living in Massachusetts. This was about 75% of all the recorded Crespi's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Crespi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Crespi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Crespi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Salesman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crespi. 33% of Crespi men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Crespi women worked as a Salesman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crespi were Clerk and Telephone Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Attendant
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Typist
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Telephone Operator
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Crespi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crespi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Crespi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 356 military records available for the last name Crespi. For the veterans among your Crespi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crespi lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Crespi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Crespi in 1954 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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