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Crispo Family History

Crispo Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Crispo meaning ‘curly-haired’ (from the old Roman family name Crispus), or a nickname from a regional variant of crespo, also meaning ‘curly-haired’.

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

Similar surnames: Crisp, Crispino, Crespo, Crispin, Crespi, Prisco, Cristo, Crisci

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Where is the Crispo family from?

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

What did your Crispo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crispo. 48% of Crispo men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Crispo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crispo were Salesman and Custain Designer.

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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
  • Plasterer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Custain Designer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Crispo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crispo 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 861 immigration records available for the last name Crispo. 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 480 military records available for the last name Crispo. For the veterans among your Crispo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crispo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Crispo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Crispo in 1958 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

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