Crispin Family History

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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 ad c. 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


Similar surnames: Crispino, Crisp, Chopin, Crispo, Christian, Cristina, Brislin

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Crispin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Crispin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Crispin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    5%

  • Italy

    3%

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Crispin Family Origin

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Crispin Family Occupations

What did your Crispin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Crispin. A less common occupation for the Crispin family was Farm Hand. The most common Crispin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Crispin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Crispin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Crispin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Crispin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crispin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Crispin. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Crispin. For the veterans among your Crispin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crispin Life Expectancy

What is the average Crispin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Crispin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Crispin in 1947 was 66, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Crispin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Crispin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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