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Origin and popularity of the name CRISP

Origin

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).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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    Variants of name CRISP

    CRISPE CRISPIEUX CRISPEU