What does Payton mean?
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.
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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.