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Name Clayton

Meaning:clay settlementTools:

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About the name Clayton in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Short forms:Clay
Topics:Asteroid 4564 Clayton, discovered 1981
US 2015 rank:#248     ... 246:Stephen, 247:Francisco, 248:Clayton, 249:Zander, 250:Chance ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Layton, Cayson, Clifton, Clinton, Dayton, Payton, Payton     Details
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About Clayton, the group of names with the same origin as Clayton

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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Popularity lists that contain the name Clayton

SeriesGraphRankings
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 167,  1980-1989 167
USA yearlyGraph2015 248,  2014 271,  2013 258,  2012 261,  2011 258,  2010 252,  2009 272,  2008 234,  2007 247,  2006 225,  2005 216,  2004 198,  2003 182,  2002 178,  2001 162,  2000 151,  1999 157,  1998 150,  1997 1471996 149,  1995 151,  1994 149,  1993 159