US Popularity:2274
Meaning:Ditch or dike settlement
If you love those trendy place name/surname titles, then you’ve just found one of the nicest ones. Dayton is a masculine name of British origin and means “ditch settlement.” Dayton comes from the Old English words Distone and Deighton and is a popular name for towns throughout England. These would usually be settlements with a ditch or moat surrounding them for protection. There’s also a city called Dayton in Ohio. Dayton has a smooth, airy feel that outshines similar names like Trenton or Peyton. Baby Dayton will undoubtedly be known as the cool kid on the block with their unique and sophisticated title.

Dayton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dayton is currently #3813 on The Bump
Boy:Dayton is currently #1242 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dayton is currently #2274 in U.S. births
Boy:Dayton is currently #784 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 100
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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