What does Clayton mean?
(male) Cluton, Culton, ..
(female) Claytona, Claytoni, .. Middle name pairings:
Clayton Christian (C.C.), ..
How popular is Clayton?
Clayton is a very prominent first name for men (#253 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#548 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Clayton reached its peak rank of #147 in the U.S. in 1997, and is presently at #248. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Clay (#718 from current records), Klayton (#1583) and Claiborne are the prominent related forms of Clayton (#248 from current records). These forms of Clayton were favored as birth names 15 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.1%, down 40%), with the form Clay going out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Allston, Alston, Alton▼, Blanton, Branton, Braydon, Cadon, Camdon, Cannon▲, Canon, Canyon, Cardon, Caron, Carston, Castor, Cato, Caxton, Cayden▲, Caydon, Cayto, Charlton, Chayan, Chayo, Chelton, Cheston, Chilton, Claron, Clarons (see Clarence), Claronz, Claudan, Claudon (see Claude), Claxton, Clayborn, Clayre, Cleanto (see Cleanth), Cletos, Clevon, Cleytus, Clifton▼, Clinton▼, Clyfton (see Clifton), Coleton, Collton, Colston, Colton▲, Corydon, Cranston, Crayton, Crofton, Croydon, D'anton, Daylon, Dayton, Easton▲, Ellton, Elton▼, Eyton, Garton, Glenton, Grayton, Jayson▲, Jayvon, Layton▲, Leyton, Marton, Paxton▲, Payton▼, Peyton, Platon, Raydon, Raymon▼, Shaylon, Tayton, Waylon▲ and Wharton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clayton.See names in meaning and etymology.