Origin:British
Popularity:2102
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.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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