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Origin and Meaning of Crispin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cris"pin
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  1. A shoemaker; -- jocularly so called from the patron saint of the craft.
  2. A member of a union or association of shoemakers.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
Wiktionary

Latin Crispinus, derivative of the Roman family name Crispus "curly".

  1. A male given name.
  2. A Roman shoemaker, martyr and saint (brother of Crispinian); patron saint of cobblers and tanners.
  3. (humorous, dated) A shoemaker.
  4. A variety of apple, the Mutsu.

Notable Persons Named Crispin

Crispin Glover is an actor, director, screenwriter, recording artist, publisher, and author. He has been prominent since 1977. Crispin was born as the child of Bruce Glover on April 20th, 1964.

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Crispin Freeman is a voice actor, adr director, script writer, and voice acting. He has been prominent since 1998. Crispin was given the name Crispin McDougal Freeman on February 9th, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Crispin Bonham-Carter is an actor, theatre director, english, and classics teacher. Crispin was born on September 23rd, 1969.

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Crispin Blunt is a Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prisons, Youth Justice, for Reigate, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of Statefor Prisons, Member of Parliament, and forReigate. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to 2012. His military service ended in 1979. Crispin was given the name Crispin Jeremy Rupert Blunt on July 15th, 1960 in Germany.

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Crispin Odey is an investor and fund manager. Crispin was born Crispin Odey on January 31st, 1959 in Yorkshire, England.

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Pen Medina is an actor/movie writer. His ongoing career started in 1980. Pen was given the name Crispin Medina on August 27th, 1950 in Manila. Pen is also known as Pen.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Crispin

Jessa Crispin is a blog, editing, and writer. Jessa was born in Lincoln Center, Kansas.

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Ann C. Crispin was a science fiction, screen novelization, and novelization writer. Her career lasted from 1983 to 2013. Ann was given the name Ann Carol Tickell on April 5th, 1950 in Stamford, Connecticut, US. She left this life on September 6th, 2013.

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Jon Crispin is a basketball player. Jon was born on January 19th, 1981 in Pitman, New Jersey.

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Joe Crispin is a basketball player for the Southern California Surf, Gary Steelheads, AEK Athens, Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs, Anwil Wloclawek, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Rockford Lightning, and Kansas City Knights. He was most prominent from 2001 to 2012. Joe was born on July 18th, 1979 in Pitman, New Jersey.

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He died in 1071.

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Miles Crispin is a noble.

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How popular is the baby name Crispin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 7 0 7
1916 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 10 0 10
1919 12 0 12
1920 7 0 7
1921 16 0 16
1922 9 0 9
1923 7 0 7
1924 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 7 0 7
1927 11 0 11
1928 10 0 10
1929 10 0 10
1930 11 0 11
1931 15 0 15
1933 9 0 9
1934 13 0 13
1935 11 0 11
1936 11 0 11
1938 9 0 9
1939 5 0 5
1940 11 0 11
1941 14 0 14
1942 12 0 12
1943 10 0 10
1944 11 0 11
1945 15 0 15
1946 16 0 16
1947 11 0 11
1948 17 0 17
1949 10 0 10
1950 17 0 17
1951 19 0 19
1952 15 0 15
1953 16 0 16
1954 16 0 16
1955 21 0 21
1956 20 0 20
1957 19 0 19
1958 8 0 8
1959 7 0 7
1960 15 0 15
1961 17 0 17
1962 16 0 16
1963 12 0 12
1964 14 0 14
1965 16 0 16
1966 9 0 9
1967 23 5 18
1968 15 0 15
1969 21 0 21
1970 24 0 24
1971 31 0 31
1972 27 0 27
1973 23 0 23
1974 23 0 23
1975 27 0 27
1976 26 0 26
1977 29 0 29
1978 27 0 27
1979 23 0 23
1980 24 0 24
1981 23 0 23
1982 20 0 20
1983 24 0 24
1984 15 0 15
1985 18 0 18
1986 19 0 19
1987 14 0 14
1988 16 0 16
1989 24 0 24
1990 14 0 14
1991 19 0 19
1992 23 0 23
1993 14 0 14
1994 16 0 16
1995 20 0 20
1996 22 0 22
1997 26 0 26
1998 20 0 20
1999 29 0 29
2000 25 0 25
2001 12 0 12
2002 20 0 20
2003 18 0 18
2004 26 0 26
2005 31 0 31
2006 18 0 18
2007 39 0 39
2008 19 0 19
2009 24 0 24
2010 20 0 20
2011 21 0 21
2012 13 0 13
2013 12 0 12
2014 27 0 27
2015 28 0 28
2016 15 0 15
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Crispin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Crispin U.S.
  White 48.08% 64.26%
  African American 3.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 45.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Crispin

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Fun Facts about the name Crispin

  • How Popular is the name Crispin? Crispin is the 7,528th most popular name of all time. As a last name Crispin was the 9,735th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Crispin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,698 babies born with the first name Crispin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Crispin to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Crispin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Crispin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Crispin is Saturday, October 23rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Crispin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Crispin was in 2007 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Crispin Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Crispin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Crispin: Your name in reverse order is Nipsirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irpnisc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Crispin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,330 people with the last name Crispin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Crispin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Crispin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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