Peyton

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117k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Peyton

"Peyton" is a name of English origin, and it means "From Pacca's town". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A surname​, variant of Payton.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name of modern usage.

Notable Persons Named Peyton

Peyton Manning is a football player. Peyton was born on March 24th, 1976 in New Orleans.

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Peyton List is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Peyton was given the name Peyton Roi List on April 6th, 1998 in Florida, U.S.

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Peyton was born on January 21st, 1986 in Conway, Arkansas.

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Peyton Reed is a film director, screenwriter, and television director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Peyton was given the name Peyton Tucker Reed on July 3rd, 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.

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Peyton Sawyer is a soap character.

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Peyton Barber is a football player. Peyton was born in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Peyton

Brad Peyton is a film director, screenwriter, and television producer. Brad was born on May 27th, 1978 in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Elizabeth Peyton is an artist in the field of painting. Elizabeth was born in Danbury, Connecticut.

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Kelly Peyton is a director of the shed, the shed field agent, and organizations of alias.

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Gerry Peyton is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., Atherstone Town F.C., Burnley F.C., Fulham F.C., Southend United F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Everton F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., Norwich City F.C., Brentford F.C., Chelsea F.C., West Ham United F.C., and Republic of Ireland national football team. Gerry was born on May 20th, 1956 in Birmingham.

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Oliver was born in 1963.

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Kim was born on January 26th, 1957 in Hood River, Oregon. She breathed her last breath on December 13th, 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Peyton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 5 0 5
1887 7 0 7
1890 6 0 6
1891 6 0 6
1892 8 0 8
1893 7 0 7
1895 6 0 6
1898 7 0 7
1903 5 0 5
1907 6 0 6
1911 9 0 9
1912 8 0 8
1913 14 0 14
1914 24 0 24
1915 23 0 23
1916 15 0 15
1917 19 0 19
1918 31 0 31
1919 27 0 27
1920 24 0 24
1921 32 0 32
1922 19 0 19
1923 25 0 25
1924 19 0 19
1925 26 0 26
1926 20 0 20
1927 25 0 25
1928 11 0 11
1929 17 0 17
1930 18 0 18
1931 17 0 17
1932 15 0 15
1933 17 0 17
1934 11 0 11
1935 21 0 21
1936 17 0 17
1937 18 0 18
1938 26 0 26
1939 20 0 20
1940 20 0 20
1941 26 0 26
1942 16 0 16
1943 21 0 21
1944 23 0 23
1945 16 0 16
1946 22 0 22
1947 23 0 23
1948 23 0 23
1949 25 0 25
1950 18 0 18
1951 27 0 27
1952 20 0 20
1953 19 0 19
1954 19 0 19
1955 22 0 22
1956 22 0 22
1957 27 5 22
1958 20 0 20
1959 20 0 20
1960 23 0 23
1961 24 7 17
1962 35 7 28
1963 28 6 22
1964 37 10 27
1965 36 8 28
1966 45 28 17
1967 45 23 22
1968 39 15 24
1969 41 14 27
1970 47 24 23
1971 37 8 29
1972 38 15 23
1973 47 13 34
1974 69 19 50
1975 64 19 45
1976 47 17 30
1977 39 12 27
1978 54 15 39
1979 53 19 34
1980 41 17 24
1981 50 18 32
1982 56 19 37
1983 62 18 44
1984 75 25 50
1985 79 22 57
1986 107 32 75
1987 109 29 80
1988 122 42 80
1989 142 35 107
1990 183 62 121
1991 193 67 126
1992 586 399 187
1993 859 617 242
1994 942 585 357
1995 1,041 588 453
1996 1,876 1,104 772
1997 2,424 1,303 1,121
1998 2,868 1,417 1,451
1999 2,737 1,356 1,381
2000 3,968 1,967 2,001
2001 3,999 1,885 2,114
2002 3,466 1,702 1,764
2003 3,468 1,700 1,768
2004 4,874 2,391 2,483
2005 5,304 2,462 2,842
2006 5,220 2,535 2,685
2007 6,146 2,774 3,372
2008 7,951 4,731 3,220 #60 girl name
2009 8,020 5,311 2,709 #42 girl name
2010 7,611 4,968 2,643 #51 girl name
2011 6,967 4,674 2,293 #53 girl name
2012 6,543 4,468 2,075 #53 girl name
2013 6,408 4,564 1,844 #51 girl name
2014 6,285 4,446 1,839 #56 girl name
2015 5,278 3,901 1,377 #72 girl name
2016 4,734 3,494 1,240 #81 girl name
2017 4,236 3,244 992 #89 girl name

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Popularity of Peyton as a first name

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Popularity of Peyton as a last name

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Common last names for Peyton

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Randolph
  • Taylor
  • Jackson
  • Bailey

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peyton U.S.
  White 75.21% 64.26%
  African American 19.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peyton

People with the last name Peyton are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Peyton

  • What name lists does Peyton rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Peyton? Peyton is the 586th most popular name of all time. In 2017 Peyton was the 89th most popular name. As a last name Peyton was the 3,477th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Peyton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116,938 babies born with the first name Peyton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Peyton to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Peyton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Peyton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Peyton is Sunday, April 4th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Peyton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Peyton was in 2009 with a total of 5,311 babies. That's a lot of babies named Peyton!
  • Random Peyton Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Peyton ranks 27th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 22 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Peyton: Your name in reverse order is Notyep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epntoy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peyton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,276 people with the last name Peyton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peyton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Peyton as their last name.

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