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Pronunciation

peɪtən

Origin

English

Meaning

The name Peyton can mean a queen or a princess, or even a princess warrior. The true etymology of the name is blurry and inconclusive. Some say it derives from an area in rural England, while others believe it means “from a warrior’s arm.” Whatever the case, the name itself is light and friendly, and a dash of regal history.

Rank in the year 2015

Peyton was ranked #172 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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