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
Middle French
1423 Crespin favier 320
Germany
Latin
1189 Crispinus (nom) quix-vol1 82
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 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Crispin.