Payton: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Payton

Payton

Pronunciation: PAY-tən (key)

Origin of the name Payton:

Transferred use of the English surname, which is from the place-name Payton in Devon. The name is thought to be derived from the obsolete Anglo-Saxon personal name Pægan and the Old English tūn (town, settlement, village). Var: Peyton.

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Walter Payton, American Pro Football Hall of Fame running back .
Peyton Manning, American football quarterback.
Payton Jordan, former U.S. Olympic track and field coach.

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Peyton Place - a best selling novel as well as film and television series describing the dark secrets in a small town in New England.

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