Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Crispin m. A derivative of Latin Crispus 'curly', a family name.

The name of a 3rd C Roman martyr and an early Italian saint.

France
Latin
1217 Crispinus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XXXI
Old French
1287 Crespins (nom) HistHdVParis p. 106
Middle French
1423 Crespin favier 320
Germany
Latin
1189 Crispinus (nom) quix-vol1 82; 1394 Chrispani (gen) SMM p. 193
Italy
Latin
1522x1532 Crispino (abl) DSF p. 56, 4, Crispinus (nom) ibid. p. 56, 10
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Crispin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Crispin.