England in the great wave of migration from Normandy following the Norman Conquest in 1066. It is based on the given name Crispin, which derives from a Latin nickname which means curly-haired. Much of the popularity of the name in the early Middle Ages is a result of the popularity of St. Crispin, who was martyred at Soissons in 285 AD.
Early Origins of the Chrispin family
Oxfordshire where they had been granted the lands of Cowley by William the Conqueror for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
By the time of the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273, the family had scattered: Robert Crispien in Cambridgeshire; Crispianus de Colrigge in Devon; Crispian de Columbers in Lincolnshire; and Robert Crisping in Lincolnshire. Richard Crispine and William filius Crispianin were the two remaining listings in Oxfordshire. CITATION[CLOSE]
Early History of the Chrispin family
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Chrispin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crispin, Chrispin, Crippin, Cripin, Crippen, Crepin, Crespin and many more.
Early Notables of the Chrispin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chrispin family to Ireland
Some of the Chrispin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chrispin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Crispin, who came to Barbados in 1635; Silas Crispin, who settled in Delaware in 1681; William Crispin, who came to Pennsylvania in 1682; Robert Crispin, a bonded passenger, who arrived in Maryland in 1763.
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