"from the hilltop town"

Crichton Origin and Meaning

The name Crichton is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "from the hilltop town".

This surname name may offer a pronunciation challenge, to those unfamiliar with Michael Crichton novels, but its fresher than Hunter or Cooper.

Famous People Named Crichton

  • Michael CrichtonU.S. author of Jurassic Park, etc.

Crichton in Pop Culture

  • John Crichtonmain character in TV's "Farscape"
  • Crichton Nelsoncharacter in "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay