The Irish name Payton earns its meaning from its deep Gaelic roots, stemming from Gaelic Ó Peatáin “descendant of Peatán”, or as a pet form of the name Pádraig. Patrick is the English form of the name Pádraig, and it comes from the Latin term “patrician”, which means “noble.” Regardless of the language shifts and changes throughout the years, the name Payton carries the same air of nobility.

Famous People Named Payton

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  • Walter Payton
    Football Player
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