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