Clay Settlement

Clayton Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \klay-tin\
Number in U.S 👶 133,000
Rate in 2021 555
Numerology 🔢 9
Name origin 🌍 English

Clayton : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

Meaning of name Clayton:

Clayton is the transferred use of an Old English surname from the word “clæg-Tun” meaning 'a town on clay'. As such, Clayton is a location-based surname originating from various places in England, including the counties of Lancashire, Staffordshire, Sussex, and Yorkshire. The surname would have meant a person from one of these towns on clay. The first recorded spelling of the name appeared in the 1086 Domesday Book as Claitone and Claitune. The name would finally be anglicized in Clayton. As a given name, Clayton has been in use since the 19th century.


Back at the turn of the 20th century, the name ranked among the 200 most favored boy names. Actually, it hasn't moved much since then. We'd call this a consistent high-to-moderate favorite without missing a beat. It is one of the oldest surnames turned into given names examples in United States history. He takes with him a certain scholarly sensibility from across the pond in England. Both Clayton and the short form of Clay have a very tasteful quality as well. It's like Winston, Dalton and Remington. All these children belong to Harvard, Princeton and Yale University.

Clayton (Name)

Clayton is a name for boys. The origin of the name is English. On our website 32 people with the name Clayton rated their name 4.5 stars (on a scale of 5). And they look very satisfied! Sometimes people spell this name incorrectly. In countries where Spanish is not spoken, people have no problem with this name. Clayton is in the top 1000 most popular names on Facebook and ranks 805th. A nickname for Clayton is "Clay".

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The meaning of Clayton

The meaning of this name is: "Derived from a surname and place name, based on the Old English claeg" meaning clay and 'tun' meaning agreement. Also deadly."

The number of the name Clayton in numerology is 3. The motto of the name Clayton and threes in life is: “I will do everything so that you pay attention to me!”

The patron planet for the name Clayton is Jupiter.

Clayton's zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Talisman stones for the name Clayton are amber, amethyst, aventurine, chrysopaz, dolomite, Herckmeier diamond, lapis lausra, morganite, pyrite, ruby, pink sapphire, sardonyx, sugilite, blue topaz, black tourmaline, tsavorite.


Yellow for Clayton. People with the name Clayton, wearing yellow, as numerology shows, are sunny and positive, energetic and logical, you always feel comfortable and cozy with them. Since you know for sure that they will never set you up. The owners of the Clayton name have a strong character and practicality, which brings some discomfort to family relationships.Positive character traits of the name Clayton are sociable, open and active. Negative character traits for the name Clayton are stinginess and stubbornness.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Clayton?
The origin of the name Clayton is English.
*️⃣ How many people are named Clayton?
Almost 133000 people are named Clayton.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Clayton?
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