Peyton Name Meaning & Origin
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).
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My oldest daughter is named Payton! SHE loves her name so much! Her older brother is named Lucas and she is a proud older sister to twins Stella and Sydney and baby Charlotte!
Hi my name is Peyton Ambra Sharp and i've never met another female Peyton (i've met one male Payton), I love my unique name, and it's especially fun to practice signatures with that large P and swoopy Y. ok illshutupnow
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Pey, Peyt, Pey-Pey, Participeyton (participate in), Peytato (potato), Peynana (banana), Peyr (pear), Payne or simply Pain
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Of English origin meaning "From Pacca's Town" | It means royal or regal in most backgrounds (Scottish, Latin, Irish)
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Peyton List (born 1998), American actress
Peyton Elizabeth Lee, American Actress
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Peyton Sawyer, a character from the CW's "One Tree Hill" (played by Hilarie Burton)
Peyton Kelly, from the Movie "Game Plan" with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (played by Madison Pettis)
Peyton Place, television show