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126k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Clayton

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #539 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188060060
188152052
188260060
188358058
188469069
188568068
188673073
188774074
188863063
188976076
189077077
189164064
189259059
189378078
189463063
189586086
18961020102
189775075
189887087
189961061
19001180118
190172072
190297097
190385085
190496096
19051100110
19061000100
19071080108
19081340134
19091370137
19101645159
19112030203
19123460346
19133865381
19145696563
19156990699
19167618753
191776910759
19188770877
19199098901
192097211961
19219608952
19229780978
19239945989
19241,04671,039
19259386932
192697115956
192792910919
192884414830
19298648856
193081313800
19318409831
193279810788
19336540654
19347235718
19357077700
19367050705
19377055700
19386390639
19396385633
19406030603
19416675662
19427055700
19437660766
19446580658
19456360636
19467586752
19478130813
19487265721
19497490749
19507540754
19518130813
19528685863
19538690869
19548450845
19559190919
19569737966
19571,02451,019
19581,13481,126
19591,139111,128
19601,24801,248
19611,16101,161
19629740974
19631,03191,022
19649340934
19658840884
19667837776
196775611745
19687635758
19698046798
19708405835
19719690969
197294312931
19731,10801,108
19741,107101,097
19751,18571,178
19761,19001,190
19771,17581,167
19781,09061,084
19791,220111,209
19801,28271,275
19811,359101,349
19821,719121,707
19831,741141,727
19841,827111,816
19851,72571,718
19861,677101,667
19871,82081,812
19881,899121,887
19891,979171,962
19902,03782,029
19911,84601,846
19921,91351,908
19932,03872,031
19942,36902,369
19952,36552,360
19962,34462,338
19972,31902,319
19982,27162,265
19992,354112,343
20002,577132,564
20012,361102,351
20022,16002,160
20032,13362,127
20041,934141,920
20051,66001,660
20061,59951,594
20071,44301,443
20081,58281,574
20091,26771,260
20101,36451,359
20111,34771,340
20121,36981,361
20131,38001,380
20141,34901,349

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clayton" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 50 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 1,820 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Clayton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Clayton as well as things modernly associated with the name Clayton such as celebrities named Clayton.

English

Origin and Meaning of Clayton

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

Clay Aiken

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

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Clayton Moore

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

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Clayton Rohner

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

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Alternative Meanings

C is for compassion, your finest side.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Clayton born Aug 26, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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