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Boy Name: Dayton

Name: Dayton
Pronunciation: \da(y)-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: Day's settlement, David's settlement
Origin: English
Related Names: Davis
Sounds Like: Tayton, Teyton, Taytin, Tayten
Variant forms: Daytan, Dayten
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4132


Dayton \da(y)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Place name, possibly meaning "Day's settlement" or "David's settlement". Also a city in Ohio.

Dayton has 2 variant forms: Daytan and Dayten.

For more information, see also the related name Davis.

Baby names that sound like Dayton are Tayton, Teyton, Taytin and Tayten.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dayton.


Dayton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4132 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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