Meaning and name origin
Clayton is a very popular first name for males (#253 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#468 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Clayton for boys. Clayton reached its highest rank of #147 in the U.S. in 1997 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Clayton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Clayton (#271) and Clay (#842). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).