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The name Dayton is of Old English origin, and means David's town.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dayton has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dayton
Use of the Name Dayton for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
6,971 4,340 4,340 3,732 2,244 962 478
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dayton has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dayton
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806978  
1881    
18827717  
1883    
1884    
18856579  
18868716  
18876998  
18888357  
1889    
18906799  
18917877  
18929846  
18937848  
189457313  
189570310  
18969167  
1897    
18987579  
18999606  
1900    
19019776  
1902    
1903    
19048239  
1905    
1906    
190788410  
1908    
1909    
191078815  
191193413  
1912    
191371542  
191475549  
191569371  
191675965  
191775169  
191867984  
191965588  
192068487  
192176177  
192275977  
192369387  
192474580  
192568289  
192678369  
192777472  
192885760  
192986259  
193086658  
193176366  
193273672  
193378561  
193488051  
193581558  
193679060  
193778262  
193891947  
193970871  
194094146  
194189950  
194288256  
194387957  
194490549  
194590350  
194698247  
194794955  
194896352  
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195196353  
195294457  
195396755  
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1990881136  
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1992985121  
1993848156  
1994751195  
1995707224  
1996623278  
1997621278  
1998557353  
1999562355  
2000562370  
2001505451  
2002499461  
2003503484  
2004504478  
Totals:  6,971 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dayton as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dayton appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 73 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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