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What does Crichton mean?

Crichton Pronunciation of Crichton [crich-ton] as a name for boys. The name Crichton means "border or boundary settlement". Crichton is an alternate form of Creighton (Scottish, Middle English, Old English): place name and Scottish surname.


Crichton has 1 variant: Crayton.

Creative forms:
(male) Crichconn, Crichston, ..

(female) Crichna, Crichnia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Crichton Zane (C.Z.), ..

How popular is Crichton?

Crichton is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16341 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Crichton (outside Top 2000) is Creighton. This relation of Crichton was favored 8 years ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Crichton and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brighton, Briton, Britton, Brockton, Brocton, Carington, Carston, Chilton, Christan, Christo, Christof, Christos, Clifton, Clinton, Cranston, Cristen, Cristian, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Cruzito, Ericson, Leighton, Princeton, Triston, Triton and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Crichton.

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