Thoughts on the name Crispin?

posted 2 years ago in Family
Post # 2
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Bumble Beekeeper

Err I think of Crispin up some fish or something. I would not name my kid this. 

Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I automatically thought of crispers 

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: Canada

Snack food thoughts

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2016

Eh.  To me it very much sounds like a brand name (which it is–it’s a hard cider) or the cultivar name of an apple variety (which is also very much a branding thing).  So in either case to me its like you named your kid Pabst or Jonagold or something.

I mean, its better than the people who name their kid ESPN or something (which, unfortunately, is in fact a thing) but it’s still not a name I’d opt for, personally.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

The first thing that came to mind is the actor the played Marty McFly’s dad in Back to the Future. Don’t particularly like the name personally.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

If I met someone named that, I’d assume it was some kind of family name. It seems kind of odd otherwise 

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

Sounds like a fried food.

Post # 10
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Buzzing Beekeeper

Not a fan. I think of Crispin Glover eating a bucket of crispy fried chicken.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee

My first thought with unusual names is what they’ll be nicknamed/how the name will be shortened. In this case I’m pretty sure you’d end up with a kid named Crispy or Crisp. 

Post # 12
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Sugar bee

Makes me want cheez-its or something.

But for real the last time I saw that name was in history class from like the 1700s haha.

Post # 13
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Busy bee

This story shall the good man teach his son;
And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by,
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be rememberèd—
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition;
And gentlemen in England now a-bed
Shall think themselves accurs’d they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin’s day.

Post # 14
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

I love Crispin Glover, but he’s a weird dude who you probably don’t want to associate your child with forever. 

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - Manhattan, NY

I immediately think of crispin apples. 

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