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What does Payton mean?

Payton Pronunciation of Payton as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Payton) is pronounced PAYT-en. It is of Irish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Payton is "noble; patrician". Variant of Patrick.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pa-, -ton, irish






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How popular is Payton?

Payton is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1440 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Payton entered the list in 1992 and reached its top rank of #79 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #153. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Payton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Payton outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Payton (#153 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) listed in the Top 2000 are Patrick and Peyton (#72). These forms of Payton were favored a decade ago (AVERAGE #708) and are somewhat less common today (#741, 40.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Payton, Patrick, Peyton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Payton, Peyton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adyson, Affton, Afton, Alyson, Ashton, Aston, Briton, Bryton, Camron, Cardon, Carmon, Caron, Carron, Carson, Carylon, Cason, Dannon, Darion, Daron, Fallon, Farron, Jazmon, Kamron, Kamyron, Karon, Karson, Kason, Larson, Macon, Madyson, Maison, Manon, Marion, Marjon, Marlon, Maryon, Mason, Nanon, Pagan, Pat, Patch, Patsy, Patte, Pattee, Pattey, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Paxten, Paxton, Payge, Payne, Shyvon and Tarlton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Payton.

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