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What does Cranston mean?

Cranston Pronunciation of Cranston [cranston] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cranston is "settlement of cranes". American Senator Alan Cranston.

Associated with: old english.


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Middle name pairings:
Cranston Trace (C.T.), ..

How popular is Cranston?

Cranston is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#9531 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Cranston has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cranston name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cranston outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alanson, Blanton, Brandon, Brannon, Brannton, Bransen, Branson, Branston, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Braxton, Brenton, Brentton, Bronson, Bronsson (see Bronson), Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Carington, Carlton, Carrington, Carson, Carston, Caryngton (see Carrington), Cason, Castor, Caxton, Channon, Charlton, Cheston, Claxton, Clayton, Clinton, Colston, Crayton, Crichton, Cristen, Criston, Cristos, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, D'anton, Danton, Dunston, Easton, Erastos, Gaston, Grayson, Grayton, Hanson, Hansson, Janson, Jansson, Johnston, Langston, Langton, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Marston, Preston, Ralston, Sanson, Stanton, Swanton, Tanson, Tanton, Trenton, Triston, Winston, Wriston and Wynston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cranston.

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