Creighton

Creighton - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Creighton, meaning hilltop town, rocky place, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1325. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Creighton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Creighton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Creighton. The baby boy name Creighton was given to 32 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1917 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 51,283 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Creighton peaked in popularity 74 years ago in 1945 on position 1325.



Famous with this name

Creighton Hale
Creighton Rothenberger
Creighton Bellinger


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Creighton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Creighton is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #273 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,861.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Creighton is where you live.


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Creighton origin and meaning

Creighton is a 9 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means hilltop town, rocky place. To see famous people named Creighton, pop culture references for the name Creighton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Creighton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Creighton, sorted by popularity.

Christopher / Christian / Cristian / Cristopher / Cristobal / Christophe / Cristofer / Christofer / Christ / Christos /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121917
20112718
20102139
20093359
20082093
20072200
20062605
20052884
20042862
20032161
20022084
20011842
20001780
19991988
19953132
19942130
19913145
19893048
19871650
19852414
19751977
19741711
19711334
19701762
19691673
19641612
19571633
19501560
19491578
19471476
19451325

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska273
Kansas371
Ohio1219
Texas1861

Even more about Creighton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Creighton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Creighton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1945
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Creighton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 51,283
Letter count 9
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +32

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