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Peyton (girl)

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What does Peyton mean?

Peyton /pey-ton/ as a name for girls (also used less widely as boys' name Peyton) means "noble; patrician". Peyton is a version, with the prefix Pe-, of Payton (Irish, Latin): form of Patrick.

Associated with: noble


Peyton has 2 masculine forms: Patrick and Tayton.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Perton, Peton, ..

(male) Peyto, Peytonney, ..

How popular is Peyton?

Peyton is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#3344 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Peyton for girls. Peyton entered the list in 1992 and reached its apex rank of #42 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #56 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Peyton and corresponding names. The only other prominent varying form of Peyton (#56 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 is Payton (#134 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Peyton was well-received among parents 5 years ago (adoption of 0.71%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.51%, 27.8%). Peyton is a perennial favorite.

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Adyson, Aeron, Affton, Afton, Alyson, Ashton, Aston, Briton, Bryton, Deon, Deron, Derron, Devon, Devvon, Kerron, Paxten, Paxton, Pegeen, Pen, Peony, Perran, Perren, Perrin, Perryn, Pet, Peta, Petra, Season, Shyvon and Veron. These names tend to be more frequently used than Peyton.