What does Payton mean?
Payton [pay-ton] 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: irish.
Payton has 1 variant: Peyton.
Payton has 1 masculine form: Peyton.Creative forms:
(female) Peton, ..
(male) Paylo, Paypen, .. Middle name pairings:
Payton Zaniyah (P.Z.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Payton (#153 from current records) listed in the Top 2000 are Patrick and Peyton (#72 from current records). These forms of Payton were favored a decade ago (average #708) and are somewhat less common today (#741, ▼40.3%).
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.