nickname origin, deriving from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. In this case, the name Crespo is derived from the Old Spanish word "crespo" (cited in 1115) which is derived in turn from the Latin word "crispus," signifying "ondulating" or "curly." Therefore, the progenitor of the surname was someone with curly hair.
Early Origins of the Crespa family
Castile, an important Christian Kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Crespa family
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Crespa Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Crespa, Crespos, Crespí, Cresta and others.
Early Notables of the Crespa family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Crespa family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crespa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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