64%Rating
add to your listSave
Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KRIS-pin
  [key · IPA]

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)
User SubmissionCrispín

Categories

Entry updated