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Meaning and name origin

Dayton \da(y)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Place name, possibly meaning "Day's settlement" or "David's settlement". Also a city in Ohio.

Dayton has 2 variant forms: Daytan and Dayten.

For more information, see also the related boy name Davis.

Suggested similar baby names are Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Layton, Payton and Tayton.


Dayton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4132 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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