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
1262 Crespin (obl) StOuen p. 10; 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 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Crispin.