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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #539 most popular

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 caring, your finest trait.

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

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Y is for young, the years never show!

T is for time, you give to friends.

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 "Yltoanc". 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 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clayton" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 29 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of 1,185 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 south? 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 Mar 15, 1959

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 Burma approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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