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Gender: Male Pronunciation: KRY-ton Meaning of Crichton: "from the hilltop town" Origin of Crichton: Welsh

The name Crichton is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "from the hilltop town". Crichton and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your FAVORITE Boys Name".

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

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Famous People Named Crichton

Michael Crichton, U.S. author of Jurassic Park, etc.

Pop Culture References for the name Crichton

John Crichton, main character in TV's "Farscape"
Crichton Nelson, character in "The Sims 3" Moonlight Bay

Crighton, Creighton