Baby Girl Names - Payton
The name Payton is of Old English origin, and means Poega's town.
The table below indicates the number of times the name Payton has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years.
Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Payton
The table below indicates the number of times the name Payton has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.
Payton first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.
|Use of the Name Payton for Girls During the Last ...
Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Payton
||Used as a Girl Name
||Used as a Boy Name
|1986|| || ||970||90|
|1987|| || ||930||104|
|1988|| || ||939||105|
|1989|| || || || |
|1990|| || ||894||132|
|1991|| || ||811||163|
|Totals: || ||16,620|| ||11,908|
During the last 125 years, parents have used Payton as a girl's name about 58% of the time and as a boy's name about 41% of the time. This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys.
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 girl names only 13 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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Girl Name Payton