US Popularity:595
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Pæga's settlement; Noble
The Irish name Payton earns its meaning from its deep Gaelic roots, stemming from Gaelic Ó Peatáin, meaning “descendant of Peatán”, and Peyton, meaning "Pæga's settlement." For an extra touch, Payton can also be 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

Payton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Payton is currently #1096 on The Bump
Boy:Payton is currently #601 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Payton is currently #798 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Payton is currently #595 in U.S. births
Boy:Payton is currently #1493 in U.S. births
Girl:Payton is currently #310 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 21
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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