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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drayson

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D is for dashing, the romantic you!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for attractive, inside and out

Y is for young, the years never show!

S is for sensible, the practical side.

O is for objective, always impartial

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Drayson

Drayson Bowman is a hockey player for the Düsseldorfer EG in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Drayson was born on March 8th, 1989 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Drayson

Robert was born on June 5th, 1919. He passed away on October 15th, 2008.


The Lord Drayson is a Minister of State for Strategic Defence Acquisition Reform, Minister of State for Science, Innovation, Minister of State for Defence Equipment, Support, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Department for Business, Skills, and Minister for Defence Procur. The was born on March 5th, 1960.


Zac Drayson is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Zac was born on January 14th, 1983.


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Popularity in the US

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Fun Facts about the name Drayson

  • How Popular is the name Drayson? Drayson is the 19,543rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Drayson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 367 babies born with the first name Drayson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Drayson to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drayson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Drayson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drayson is Thursday, February 1st, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Drayson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drayson was in 2012 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Drayson Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Drayson is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Drayson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyard. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anysrod. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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