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). Var: Peyton.
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Paddy or Patty how ever you want to spell it, everyone says pay-d or pay-t
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Peyton Manning - American football player; brother of Elisha "Eli" and Cooper
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I named my son Peyton while watching Peyton Manning during his college time. I am French and for the life of me,until I announce my son name to my mother,i never thought of how they would pronounced it. Petons in French is the plural of Peter which mean let one go or farting or braking ...I laught for at least an hour at the hospital on the phone..I kept the name of course because I love it but it is a joy for my family in Franc to tease him with that.