Payson Name Meaning & Origin
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Payson is a family name from the 1800s. Widely used as a male middle name. My boy was born December 24, 2007.
My son's name is Payson. When we named him in 2004, we couldn't find any records online of anyone named Payson as a *first* name. We named him after Payson, Arizona (which is named after someone with the *last* name of Payson) because of a deeply personal connection to Payson, AZ.
Payson is the name of a girl. The first girl Payson was born May 23 2000, in Spring Texas.
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My grand-daughters name is Payson. The name comes from Payson, AZ. When her mother was pregnant she was doing phone work. A customer called in from Payson, AZ. Everything on her monitor blurred out and went into the background with the exception of Payson. This is a good strong name. They male version that a friend of mine has is Peyson. With an e instead of an a.
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Pay, Pace, Pacey
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The name comes from Payson, AZ. When her mother was pregnant she was doing phone work. A customer called in from Payson, AZ. Everything on her monitor blurred out and went into the background with the exception of Payson.
For us, Payson, is a family name originating from old English in the late 1800s.
Pays means country in French, so we thought of it as a name for someone who lives in the country, which we liked. I've also read that Pays means peace, which I also really like.
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Payson Keeler is a main female character on the ABC Family show "Make It or Break It".