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Ranked #539


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #491).

What does the name "Clayton" mean?

Clayton (English): From the town on Clay land

The name "Clayton" is of English origin and it means "From the town on Clay land". It's a name commonly given to boys.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Notyalc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Otanlcy". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Clayton" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Clayton? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 125,856 babies born with the name Clayton in the United States. That's more than enough Claytons to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 60 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clayton" was in 2000 with a total of 2,564 babies. (That's a lot of baby Claytons)

According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clayton" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 8 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1912. Across the entire United States a total of only 346 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Clayton popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Clayton in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Clayton

Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken is a philanthropist, singer-songwriter, actor, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Clay was born in 1978 as Clayton Holmes Grissom in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Clayton Moore

Clayton Moore is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1934 to 1999. Clayton was born in 1914 as Jack Carlton Moore in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Clayton Rohner

Clayton Rohner is an actor. Clayton was born in 1961 as Clayton M. Rohner in Palo Alto, California, United States.


Past life for Clayton born Aug 27, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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