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Meaning & History

From the Roman cognomen Crispinus which was derived from the name CRISPUS. Saint Crispin was a 3rd-century Roman who was martyred with his twin brother Crispinian in Gaul. They are the patrons of shoemakers. They were popular saints in England during the Middle Ages, and the name has occasionally been used since that time.
VariantCrispian
Other Languages & CulturesCrispinus Ancient Roman
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Categories

Discworld characters, Dragon Quest characters, martyrs, medieval, saints, voice actors
Entry updated July 28, 2009