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11/16/2019, 11:04 AM Mike C update #105
8/16/2017, 11:57 PM Mike C update #96
3/21/2014, 10:33 PM Mike C update #88
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. PAY-tən

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-).