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The name Payton is of English origin, and is derived from the name of an English town.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Payton 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 Payton
Use of the Name Payton for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,908 11,908 11,908 10,330 6,814 2,651 1,384
The table below indicates the number of times the name Payton has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Payton first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1986, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Payton
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
198697090  
1987930104  
1988939105  
1989    
1990894132  
1991811163  
1992638261703306
1993573320484522
1994502403446568
1995511400408637
19964065732841,018
19973636842251,335
19983079142271,368
19993049452301,393
20002191,5801632,058
20012551,3121641,983
20022551,2711821,756
20032581,2672031,617
20042371,3841592,059
Totals:  11,908 16,620

During the last 125 years, parents have used Payton as a boy's name about 41% of the time and as a girl's name about 58% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Payton appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 18 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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