Peyton Name Meaning & Origin

Peyton

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).

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Payton, Peytin

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Nicknames for Peyton

Pey, Peyt, Pey-Pey, Participeyton (participate in), Peytato (potato), Peynana (banana), Peyr (pear), Payne or simply Pain

Meanings and history of the name Peyton

Of English origin meaning "From Pacca's Town" | It means royal or regal in most backgrounds (Scottish, Latin, Irish)

Famous real-life people named Peyton

Peyton List (born 1998), American actress
Peyton Elizabeth Lee, American Actress
Peyton Nicole Edmonds (b. 2008), daughter of American singer, songwriter, and record producer Babyface

Peyton in song, story & screen

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

Peyton Halliwell, Phoebe Halliwell's youngest daughter from the hit tv show "Charmed", has two older sisters, Prudence Johanna " PJ", oldest, and Parker, middle sister!

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