US Popularity:11262
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Border, boundary settlement; From the hilltop town
No matter where baby roams, they can take the name Crichton with them! A boy’s name of Scottish and Welsh origin, Crichton derives from Creighton, a habitational, traditional surname. Meaning “border, boundary settlement” or “from the hilltop town,” Creighton was first recorded in the 1100s. Since then, it has adapted and transformed into the fresh-sounding Crichton, which is sure to help baby stand out on any mountain.

Famous People Named Crichton

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Michael Crichton

Crichton Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2010
- 2589
from 2006
In comparison to the previous year's data

Search Baby Boy Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter