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Meaning of Payton

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Meaning

The name Payton has the following meaning:

A village of the warrior.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Payton is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 248 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Payton fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 54 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 330 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Payton in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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Pronunciation

The name Payton is pronounced as pay-tun

Origins

Payton originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Payton and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Payton: Boys - Arvil, Clay, Colonel, Danforth, Darod, Darrow, Darwin, Dock, Edison, Elgin, Ewell, Garrison, Genaro, Geoffrey, Gerard, Houston, Howell, Judge, Keshaun, Keshawn, King, Girls - Adell, Alfreda, Dove, Jaylee, Liberty, Yetta, Both genders - Harley, Lee

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Payton: Paiton, Pate, Patin, Paton, Patten, Pattin, Patton, Pattun, Payden, Peaton, Peighton, Peyton (English)

Style

We think the name Payton should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Payton to be: Rich, masculine and handsome chap

In one word, you might describe Payton as a(n) "masculine" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Payton (or its variants) are:

Peyton Rous , born on 5 October, a famous physicist. Peyton Rous 's background: He was involved in the discovery of the role of viruses in the transmission of certain types of cancer. In 1966 he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work.

Peyton Williams Manning, born on 24 March , a famous footballer. Peyton Williams Manning's background: An American football quarterback who currently plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He is widely regarded as one of the best active quarterbacks in the NFL.

Peyton Randolph, born on 15 August, a famous president. Peyton Randolph's background: The first President of the Continental Congress. He presided from September 5 to October 21, 1774, and then again for a few days in 1775 from May 10 to May 23. He was succeeded in office by Henry Middleton.
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