Creighton Name Meaning & Origin
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I'm hoping most people pronounce this as Kray-tin because I know a girl who named her son this, pronouncing it Kree-tin, and all I can think of any time I hear it is the word cretin (which means "a stupid person").
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From a surname derived from a Scottish place name, originally from Gaelic crioch "border" combined with Old English tun "town".
Pronounced: KRIE-tən, KRAHYT-n
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
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Creighton Abrams, American general who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War.
Creighton Tull Chaney, the American actor better known as Lon Chaney, Jr.
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