Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Davis.
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).
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).