Peyton

Peyton - A unique female name



  Apr 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Peyton, meaning fighting-man's estate, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1972 on position #2865. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Peyton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Peyton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Peyton. The baby girl name Peyton was given to 4,447 baby girls in 2012, ranking #53 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 318 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Peyton peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 42.



Famous with this name

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Peyton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Peyton is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #18 - and is the least popular in Idaho at position #147.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Peyton is where you live.


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Peyton origin and meaning

Peyton is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means fighting-man's estate. To see famous people named Peyton, pop culture references for the name Peyton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Peyton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Peyton, sorted by popularity.

Payton / Paityn / Payten / Paiton / Paetyn / Paytin / Payden / Paytyn / Pattiann / Peyten /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201253
201153
201051
200942
200859
2007121
2006138
2005131
2004134
2003194
2002189
2001174
2000168
1999235
1998218
1997229
1996257
1995432
1994424
1993402
1992594
19912048
19902150
19893483
19882507
19872877
19862551
19853741
19842515
19813553
19722865

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii18
Delaware22
North Dakota22
Oklahoma26
Pennsylvania26
West Virginia27
North Carolina27
Wyoming29
Ohio31
Missouri31
Kentucky32
South Carolina33
Michigan35
Vermont37
Maine40
Georgia41
Oregon44
Arkansas47
Louisiana50
Arizona51
Tennessee51
Maryland53
Connecticut53
Minnesota53
Iowa54
Kansas55
Wisconsin57
Mississippi57
Nevada58
Washington59
Alabama59
Virginia59
Florida60
Utah60
Alaska64
Montana64
Colorado67
Indiana73
Nebraska75
Illinois77
Texas78
South Dakota79
New Mexico82
New York84
New Jersey89
District of Columbia93
New Hampshire98
Massachusetts108
Rhode Island123
California131
Idaho147

Even more about Peyton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Peyton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Peyton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Peyton
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 318
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1972
2012 births +4,447

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