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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Clayton
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Clayton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Clayton:
Records indicate that 122,344 boys in the United States have been named Clayton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2000, when 2,561 people in the U.S. were given the name Clayton. Those people are now 19 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Clayton
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7 Positive Comments
"I named my daughter Clayton. I wanted Charley but that's a really common girl name lately. So we went a slightly different route. The way I see it, Payton can be a girls name, why not Clayton?" May. 2, 2019:
"My boyfriends name is Clayton and almost everyone calls him "Clay". I love the name Clayton!" Feb. 4, 2011:
"My sons name is Klayton. Obviously, I spelled it different. I love the name, but people do have to look twice before they pronounce it. I'm not sure why? And i have to tell everyone (Dr.'s etc.) Clayton but thats with a K not a C. But I just love it spelled that way." May. 25, 2008:
"I like my name which was given to me in 1963. I've met other Clay's and Clayton's a few times in my life. Pre-college, everyone knows me as "Clayton"; afterwards "Clay"." May. 17, 2008:
"i think it is a great name even if it is getting too popular" Mar. 6, 2008:
"My son's name is Clayton. We love it. We had never really heard anyone with that name until we gave our son that name...now it seems "Claytons" are coming out of the woodwork!!" Aug. 25, 2005:
"Clayton is my dad's name. I would definitely name my son Clayton because it is different. The only problem for my dad is that people tend to think it's his last name not his first!" Jun. 14, 2005:
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