Peyton is derived from the English surname Payton, which is a place-name for a location in Devon, England. Peyton is generally understood to mean "fighting man's estate" or "Paega's settlement" and can be translated to "from the leader's town." Although the name is generally considered unisex, it is becoming an increasingly common name for girls in the United States and Canada.
Similar Names: Payton, Peyden, Paiton
Famous Peyton Names: Peyton Manning (football player), Peyton Hillis (football player)