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Name Clay

Meaning:clay settlementTools:

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About the name Clay in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Clayton
Topics:Asteroid 8452 Clay, discovered 1978
US 2015 rank:#718     ... 716:Jedidiah, 717:Rodney, 718:Clay, 719:Tomas, 720:Alden ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Cay, Cay, Ilay     Details
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About Clayton, the group of names with the same origin as Clay

Meaning/translation:clay settlement
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from a family name derived from a place name with the meaning clay settlement
 used as a given since around the 19th century, mostly in the US
Words:claeg = the clay  Old English
 tun = the town, the settlement, the homestead  Old English
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:147:Clayton USA 1997,  343:Clay USA 1995
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SeriesGraphRankings
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 423,  1980-1989 416
USA yearlyGraph2015 718,  2014 840,  2013 722,  2012 723,  2011 727,  2010 800,  2009 948,  2008 853,  2007 775,  2006 710,  2005 654,  2004 582,  2003 478,  2002 417,  2001 426,  2000 396,  1999 402,  1998 393,  1997 379,  1996 370,  1995 3431994 353,  1993 443