First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Crispus

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  • A user from Uganda says the name Crispus is of English origin and means ""A GIFT FROM GOD"".

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Latin Crispus, a Roman gens name from crispus (“curly”).

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use.

Notable Persons Named Crispus

Crispus Attucks was a stevedore and dockworker. Crispus was born Crispus Attucks in 1723 in Framingham, Massachusetts. He passed away on March 5th, 1770.


Crispus Allen is a comics character.


Crispus Kiyonga is a physician, politician, and physician&politician. He holds the title Minister of Defence and Military. His ongoing career started in 1980. Crispus was born on January 1st, 1952 in Uganda.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Crispus

Fun Facts about the name Crispus

  • How Popular is the name Crispus? Crispus is the 78,353rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Crispus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Crispus in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Crispus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Crispus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Crispus is Saturday, January 11th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Crispus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Crispus was in 1975 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Crispus: Your name in reverse order is Supsirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Siscurp. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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