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Clayton meaning and name origin

Clayton \c-lay-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced KLAYT-'en. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Clayton is "clay settlement". Place name and surname derived from Clay.

Clayton has 5 variant forms: Claiborne, Clay, Clayborne, Clayburn and Klayton.

Baby names that sound like Clayton are Claudon, Claudan, Colton, Collton, Coleton and Galton.

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Popularity of Clayton

Clayton is a very popular first name for men (#253 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#468 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Clayton
Popularity of Clayton