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Peyton (girl)

What does Peyton mean?

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

Associated with: noble.


2 masculine forms: Patrick and Tayton.

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

(male) Peypol, Peyto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Peyton Azul (P.A.), ..

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)

Peyton entered the list in 1992 and reached its apex rank of #42 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #72 presently. (2015 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.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent varying form of Peyton (#72 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 is Payton (#153 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Peyton was well-received among parents 6 years ago (adoption of 0.71%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.43%, 40.3%).

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.

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