Gender: Male Meaning of Clayton: "place with good clay" Origin of Clayton: English Clayton's Popularity in 2018: #253

The name Clayton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "place with good clay". Clayton is ranked #253 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Southern Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Almost fits into the wildly popular Jaden-Caden-Braden family -- but not quite; a possibility for parents who want a similar but more traditional name.

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Clayton is #533 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Clayton

Clay, Clayten, Klayton


Cas Says:


I adore the name Clayton. It's elemental and warm-sounding, and rather modern at the same time.

snowsbeloved Says:


Don't really like Clayton but I like Clay.

Clayton G Says:


My name is clay and I thought every one hatedy name but I guess not people say I never mattered but now I do thx hope u get the life u want and just hope I do to if u want follow on kik to chat

TheClockworkPrincess Says:


I know a kid name Clayton. He goes by Clay though. I have always thought this was a good name. I can't explain why..... I just like it.