Creighton

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Scottish and English: transferred use of the surname, which is of Scottish origin. It arose as a local name from Crichton in Midlothian, so called from Gaelic crìoch border, boundary + Middle English tune settlement (Old English tūn).

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  • Creighton — is a name, derived from Crichton, Midlothian. It is also a placename, probably usually derived from bearers of the surname. It may refer to: Contents 1 Places 2 Education 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Creighton — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Fred Creighton (* 1930), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler und trainer Donna Creighton (* 1985), britische Skeletonpilotin Harriet B. Creighton (1909–2004), US amerikanische Biologin und Genetikerin James… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Creighton — Creighton, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 1270 Housing Units (2000): 614 Land area (2000): 1.176139 sq. miles (3.046186 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.176139 sq. miles (3.046186… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Creighton, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 322 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.296315 sq. miles (0.767452 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.296315 sq. miles (0.767452 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Creighton, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 1270 Housing Units (2000): 614 Land area (2000): 1.176139 sq. miles (3.046186 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.176139 sq. miles (3.046186 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Creighton — (spr. kreht n), Mandell, engl. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 5. Juli 1843 zu Carlisle, 1884 Prof. der Kirchengeschichte in Cambridge, 1891 Bischof von Peterborough, 1897 von London, 1898 auch Prof. das., gest. 14. Jan. 1901; schrieb: »History of the… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Creighton — (spr. krët n), Mandell, engl. Geschichtschreiber, geb. 5. Juli 1843, gest. 14. Jan. 1901, studierte in Oxford, wurde 1866 Lehrer der Geschichte daselbst, 1875 Pfarrer in Embleton in Northumberland, 1879 Dekan in Alnwick, 1882 Kanonikus von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Creighton —   [ kraɪtn], Mandell, britisch anglikanischer Theologe und Historiker, * Carlisle 5. 7. 1843, ✝ London 14. 1. 1901; wurde 1884 Professor der Kirchengeschichte in Cambridge, 1891 Bischof von Peterborough und 1897 von London; Veröffentlichungen zur …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Creighton — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Donald Grant Creighton (1902 1979) était un historien et un enseignant. John O. Creighton (1943 ) est un astronaute américain. Walter Creighton… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Creighton — This is an interesting surname recorded in the spellings of Crichton, Crichten, Crighton, Cryton, and Creighton, is of Scottish and English origin. It is with all spellings locational, either from a place so called near Uttoxeter in Staffordshire …   Surnames reference

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