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What does Creighton mean?

Creighton Pronunciation of Creighton [creighton] as a boys' name is pronounced KRAI-ton, KRAYT-en. It is of Scottish, Middle English and Old English origin, and the meaning of Creighton is "border or boundary settlement". Place name and Scottish surname, in origin from Crichton in Midlothian.

Associated with: scottish, old english, surname.


Creighton has 2 variants: Crayton and Crichton.

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Middle name pairings:
Creighton Wilder (C.W.), ..

How popular is Creighton?

Creighton is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#4567 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Creighton entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1422 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brenton, Brentton, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Brighton, Briton, Britton, Broughton, Carington, Carrington, Caryngton (see Carrington), Chelton, Cheston, Chilton, Clifton, Clinton, Covington, Cranston, Creedon, Cresento, Cristen, Criston, Cristos, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Houghton, Laughton, Leighton, Loughton, Preston, Trenton, Triston, Triton and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Creighton.

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