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Origin and popularity of the name CRESPIN

Origin

Crespin : 1: Spanish (Crespín): variant of Crispin.3: French: from the Latin personal name Crispinus (see Crispin).2: Spanish (Crespín) and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for a man with curly hair from a diminutive of Spanish crespo ‘curly-haired’ (compare Crespo).4: Jewish (Sephardic): Spanish name (see 1 above) adopted at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later) some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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    Variants of name CRESPIN

    CRÉPIN CRESPAIN CRESPINNE CROPIN CROPPIN