Last name: CRISP

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CRISP : This last name is indexed 76,883 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CRISP : 1: English: nickname for a man with curly hair from Middle English crisp crips scrip Old English crisp cryps (from Latin crispus) reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus. In some cases this is possibly a nickname from the personal name Crispin.2: Americanized form of German Krisp: nickname from Middle High German krisp krispel ‘curly-haired man’.3: Americanized form of German Krisp: from a short form of the medieval personal name Krispin (see Crispin).

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