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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. PAYT-ən
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Meaning & History

From an English surname, originally a place name meaning "PÆGA's town". A famous bearer was Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), the first president of the Continental Congress. It is also borne by American football quarterback Peyton Manning (1976-).

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