"the crane town"

Cranston Origin and Meaning

The name Cranston is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the crane town".

A surname associated these days with Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston.

Famous People Named Cranston

  • Bryan Lee CranstonAmerican actor
  • Ken CranstonBritish cricketer
  • Sir Ross Frederick CranstonAustralian High Court Judge

Cranston in Pop Culture

  • Lamont Cranston aka The Shadowcomics character
  • William "Billy" Cranstonthe Blue Ranger in the Power Rangers series
  • Cranstoncurmudgeonly goat in animated film "Cats Don't Dance"
  • Cranstonlazy Ibis villager in the Animal Crossing games