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Clayton Meaning


What does Clayton mean?

The name Clayton is of English origin.

The meaning of Clayton is "clay settlement".

Clayton is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Clay-ton.

The Given Name Clayton

Clayton appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and a positive vibe, a little pioneer.

Clayton has no variant spellings.

Clayton falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Clayton Snyder.

Clayton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 266 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,364 occurrences. It ranked 14,651 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 248 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,471 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Clayton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Clayton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Clayton to other names.

Clayton Related Names

Clayton has the diminutive (nickname) Clay.

Famous Claytons

  • Clayton Snyder ~ Actor

Clayton Numerology

What will your new littleClayton be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Clayton Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Clayton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Clayton.

Just for fun, see the name Clayton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Clayton in Nautical Flags page.