Payson Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Payson
Pay, Pace, Pacey
- Meanings and history of the name 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.
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".