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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Payton

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Payton in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Payton:

  • Records indicate that 40,006 girls in the United States have been named Payton since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2009, when 3,623 people in the U.S. were given the name Payton. Those people are now 11 years old.

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    Comments about the name Payton

    79% Approval Rating
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      11 Positive Comments

  • "Everybody thinks it is spelled with an E not an A. How annoying that it gets mixed up!" Feb. 11, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Payton, and I feel like it suits me very well, and I've felt that way my whole life. It just sounds happy to me, and I think it such a cute name for a girl." Sep. 28, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Payton! I don't really like my name because everyone always goes how do you spell it? Then if they don't ask they end up spelling it with an e instead of an a! That really bothers me." Mar. 14, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey I really like the name payton that is a cool name for a girl may friend is named that" Aug. 6, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Payton. She was born Sept. 11, 2001. We chose it because it sounded strong and confident, which she is. I also love that she's the only one in her class named Payton, unlike names like Ashley, Ava, Rebecca and Sydney. Every time she introduces herself people compliment her name. There's never been a question that it's a girl name. She loves her and so do we!" Mar. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my new favorite name. I love the name Payton!" Jun. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is payton wilson. i am not a big fan with my name because i have always thought it was a boy n ame. any time i have to tell someone my name they have to have me spell it or say it alot. i have people call me paige. alot of people spell my name with an e instead of an a so that gets me mad. thanks for reading." May. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We love this name. We were finally blessed with our first baby after 7 long years. Our Payton Emily was born Nov 2005 The name is not common in Australia but everyone who meets our little girl thinks the name is beautiful,just like our daughter!" Jan. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter will be named Payton. I get a lot of people telling me it is too masculine." Oct. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is the name of our daughter (Payton Emily), born 17th Nov, 2005. It is not very popular in Australia so we have had some interesting comments, most are good ones, most say a very pretty name" Jul. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am considering this name for name for my unborn child but I am unsure if it sounds to much like a boy name" Jan. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      3 Negative Comments

  • "I don't care for it as it sounds masculine not feminine at all." Feb. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Very annoying name for a girl. Not too bad on a boy but just god awful on a girl...sounds so horsey and not pretty at all. Peighhhton...neighhhh no offense. ughhh choose a name that sounds like it is fit for a girl." Jan. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's not my name but I just heard a friend naming her baby girl Peyton...i thought it was a boy. Peytana would be better for a girl lol. But seriously, in my opinion, it's just doesnt suit a girl." Oct. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "We named our 3 year old daughter Peyton and we get alot of compliments about her name. We decided to spell it with an e instead of an a. It fits her perfect and we are so happy with our choice." Jan. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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