Payton Name Meaning & Origin

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Peytin, Peyton

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Irish name meaning noble
Latin meaning regal
American meaning royal
A variation of Patricia
A Pictish form of Patrick

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