"fighting-man's estate"

Peyton Origin and Meaning

The name Peyton is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin meaning "fighting-man's estate".
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 ManningAmerican NFL football player
  • Peyton Derek HillisAmerican NFL football player
  • Peyton Bryce ThompsonAmerican NFL football player
  • Peyton RandolphAmerican Founding Father; president of the Continental Congress
  • (Hobart) Peyton YoungAmerican game theorist
  • Peyton ClarkAmerican actor
  • Peyton MeyerAmerican actor
  • Peyton Conway Marchformer U.S. Army Chief of Staff
  • Peyton Robert SivaAmerican basketball player
  • (Francis) Peyton RousAmerican physician; winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Peyton ReedAmerican television and film director
  • Peyton Daniel Rewis (b. 2013)son of Summer and Daniel Rewis of "16 and Pregnant"

Peyton in Pop Culture

  • Peyton Westlake aka Darkmancharacter in the Darkman film series
  • Peyton Farquharcharacter in "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce
  • Peyton Rittercharacter on TV series "The X,Files"
  • Peyton Leverettcharacter in TV movie "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure"
  • Peytoncharacter on animated series "Chaotic"