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Pronunciation

peɪtən

Origin

English

Meaning

Although nobody is sure where the girl’s name Payton originates, the buzz is that she is royal, regal, and a warrior. Some argue that it comes from an area of rural England, but since it was originally a surname used in the 1300s, royalty and warrior rules. The name is quite popular in the United States and some parents like to play with its spelling, changing it to Peyton, Payten or Paityn.

Rank in the year 2015

Payton was ranked #346 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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