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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.


Variations

Dayton has 2 variant forms: Daytan and Dayten.

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


Popularity

Dayton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4132 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dayton for boys. Dayton reached its highest rank of #486 in the U.S. in 2008 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dayton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dayton outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dayton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Davis (#446) and Dayton (#702). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davis, Dayton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Davis, Dayton outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Layton, Payton and Tayton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayton.

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