Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Curly
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.