A Form Of Patton

Peyton Name Information

Gender 👩🧑 Boy And Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \pe(y)-ton\
Number in U.S 👶 124,000
Rate in 2021 183
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 English

Meaning of Peyton

The name ‘’ Peyton ‘’ has been used for both boys and girls in England. This given name is derived from the name of a town. There are several theories about the name and the history behind the name, the oldest theory about the name is that, this was a surname meaning ‘’ Poaga’s town ‘’ in English. In the last centuries people used the name of the place they used to live. As it is said before, there is another theory that says this this name’s meaning is ‘’ fighting man’s estate ‘’.

This name has been used as a last name, as it is still using todays in some areas of English speaking countries ! Although sex does not have to play a role in children lives, but this name has been mostly used for boys, a big majority of new-born baby boys were named ‘’ Peyton ‘’ in different areas. It is notable that the name ‘’ Peyton ‘’ is now common for baby girls.

There are different ideas about the name. For example, this name first entered the United States as a male name. But in the year 1992, this name entered the top 1000 girl’s name. But while the name ‘’ Peyton ‘’ was never broke into the top 100 most popular boy's names. In other words, this name has only grown in popularity as a female name. The given name remained top of the minds during the last decades.  Based on the reported names each year, ‘’ Peyton ‘’ was the most popular one, it ranked number 100 for girls in the year 2020.

Beside all the theories about this name, historical background of the given name has shown that ‘’ Peyton ‘’ is suitable either for a boy or a girl.

If you are considering the name ‘’ Peyton ‘’ as your baby’s name, you should pay attention to the special meaning and the special historical background of this name. Also consider that the given name might have different meanings in different cultures and areas.

The given name is in the following categories, such as ‘’ Canadian names ‘’ , ‘’ American names ‘’ , ‘’ English and Old English names ‘’ , ‘’ surnames ‘’ , ‘’ Place names ‘’ and eventually in the category of ‘’ Unisex names ‘’.

Also there are some famous namesakes that have effected this name’s popularity, such as ‘’ Peyton Elizabeth Lee ‘’ an American actress who is known for her role in a popular TV show. ‘’ Peyton List ‘’ American actress, she known as appearing in ‘’ Diary of a Wimpy Kid ‘’ and ‘’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice ‘’. ‘’ Peyton Manning ‘’ American professional football player that is retired ‘’. Peyton Reed ‘’ American director that is known for movies such as ‘’ Bring It On ‘’ , ‘’ Yes Man ‘’.

If you are searching a sibling name for one is named ‘’ Peyton ‘’ you can consider ‘’ Midson ‘’ , ‘’ Avery ‘’ , ‘’ Piper ‘’ , ‘’ Taylor ‘’ , ‘’ Riley ‘’ , ‘’ Ava ‘’ , ‘’ Chloe ‘’ and ‘’ Raige ‘’, for girls and for boys you can consider ‘’ Logan ‘’ , ‘’ Noah ‘’ , ‘’ Landon ‘’ , ‘’ Carter ‘’ , ‘’  Austin ‘’ , ‘’ Tyler ‘’ and ‘’ Hunter ‘’.

The data given is a summary of the historical background and meanings of the name ‘’ Peyton ‘’ hope you use it and become useful for your baby naming process.

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7/13/2022 4:00:36 AM

Named my son Peyton and it fits his personality...

4/20/2022 1:31:12 AM

my bff has twins and they are both girls and the one with the big brown eyes thats Payton , my friend speled it Payton not peyton i don't really mind.the other twin is called Hannah payton and payton's middle name is Hannah.

10/3/2021 7:31:12 PM

Solely a boys name where I am from and have seen it quite a bit. Many sports fans and see all ages from Little boys to grown men with the name. People would cringe to see it on a female and I am considering this name for my son I really love it. I think It's strong and ages well

7/19/2021 1:31:12 PM

Our 17th month old son is named Peyton and we get tons of compliments. Most older people think of the'soap opera "Peyton's Place." Other's I'mediately ask my husband or I if we named him after Peyton Manning.


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Peyton?
The origin of the name Peyton is English.
*️⃣ How many people are named Peyton?
Almost 124000 people are named Peyton.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Peyton?
The names of Ranell, Ranelle, Renell, Renelle, Ronnell