- fighting-man's estate
Peyton as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Peyton), is pronounced PAY-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Peyton is "fighting-man's estate". Place name. Possibly related to Patrick or Patton. Paden is a Scottish variant. Football players Walter Payton, Peyton Manning; basketball player Gary Payton.
- Related names:
- Paten, Paton, Button, Patten, Pattin, Patin.
- Payton, Paden.