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Gender: Male Meaning of Peyton: "fighting-man's estate" Origin of Peyton: English Peyton's Popularity in 2017: #340

The name Peyton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fighting-man's estate". Peyton is ranked #340 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like American Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (girls)".

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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.

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Famous People Named Peyton

Peyton Williams Manning, American NFL football player
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
Peyton Daniel Rewis (b. 2013), son of Summer and Daniel Rewis of "16 and Pregnant"

Pop Culture References for the name Peyton

Peyton Westlake aka Darkman, character in the Darkman film series
Peyton Farquhar, character in "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce
Peyton Ritter, character on TV series "The X-Files"
Peyton Leverett, character in TV movie "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure"
Peyton, character on animated series "Chaotic"

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