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Payton (boy)

What does Payton mean?

Payton Pronunciation of Payton [pay-ton] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Payton) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Payton is "fighter's estate". Payton is a version of Peyton (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, fighter (warrior), estate (home).

Variations

1 related form via Peyton: Paden.

Creative forms:
(male) Paylo, Phiton, ..

(female) Payony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Payton Rhyder (P.R.), ..

How popular is Payton?

Payton is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1440 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Payton reached its highest position of #219 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #693 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Payton name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Payton (#693 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 are Paden and Peyton (#260 from current records). Adoption of these relations of Payton was more pronounced among parents a decade ago (usage of 0.22%) and has become much less since (usage 0.09%, 59%), with the form Payton becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Payton, Paden, Peyton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Payton and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Payton is alike in pronunciation to Paten, Patin, Paton, Patten, Pattin and Patton. Other recommended names are Barton, Caxton, Caydon, Cayto, Clayton, Crayton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Daytan, Dayten, Dayton, Easton, Eaton, Eatton, Eyton, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Gaylon, Grayton, Halton, Haydon, Jaydon, Jaylon, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kaydon, Klayton, Lawton, Layton, Leyton, Manton, Marton, Parson, Parton, Paxon, Paxten, Paxton, Paxtun, Platon, Raydon, Raymon, Salton, Saxton, Tanton, Taylon, Tayson, Tayten, Taytin, Tayton, Teyton, Walton, Warton and Waylon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Payton.

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