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Gender: M Meaning of Peyton: "fighting-man's estate" Origin of Peyton: English Peyton's Popularity in 2014: #210

Peyton is the most-used spelling of this popular name, thanks to football star Peyton Manning, but it's playing increasingly for the girls' team. The Manning family excels in all-star names, with brothers Eli and Cooper and dad Archie.

Famous People Named Peyton

Peyton Williams Manning, American NFL football player, brother of football players Eli and Cooper Manning
Peyton Derek Hillis, American NFL football player
Peyton Bryce Thompson, American NFL football player
Peyton Randolph, American Founding Father; president of the Continental Congress
(Hobart) Peyton Young, American game theorist
Peyton Clark, American actor
Peyton Meyer, American actor
Peyton Conway March, former U.S. Army Chief of Staff
Peyton Robert Siva, American basketball player
(Francis) Peyton Rous, American physician; winner of the Nobel Prize
Peyton Reed, American television and film director

Pop Culture References for the name Peyton

Peyton Ritter, from TV series "The X-Files"

Peytonn, Peython, Peyten, Peyt, Payton