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Gender: F Meaning of Peyton: "fighting-man's estate" Origin of Peyton: English Peyton's Popularity in 2015: #72

Peyton is a unisex surname that's not only survived but continues to grow in popularity because of its rich southern-accented softness combined with the pre-Desperate Housewives naughtiness of Peyton Place. In recent years, more boys have been named Peyton thanks to football star Peyton Manning, but the projected film of William Styron's Lie Down in Darkness which features heroine Peyton Loftis may further popularize Peyton as a girls' name. Peyton is now just outside the Top 50 for girls and Number 260 for boys, while the alternate Payton girls' version stands at Number 153.

Famous People Named Peyton

Peyton Roi List, American actress
Peyton Marie Federline (b. 2014), daughter of dancer Kevin Federline
Peyton Ella, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Peyton

Peyton Elizabeth Sawyer, character on TV's 'One Tree Hill'
Peyton Miller, character in William Styron's 'Lie Down in Darkness' (1951)
Peyton Bragg, character in 'Alas, Babylon' by Pat Frank
Peyton Kelly, character in film "The Game Plan"

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