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“K” names are quite popular these days, so it comes as no surprise that many parents are choosing Klayton over the more traditional spelling, Clayton. This old English moniker has been a popular surname and given name for years, but the “Klayton” version is a bit less traditional. We love the way it sounds with classic middle names like Michael, Henry, and Alexander.

Meaning of the name Klayton:

English: Village built on clay

Origin of the name Klayton:

Klayton is an alternative spelling of Clayton, which most likely started as an English surname. Many people were given names based on where they lived or what they did for a living, so it's possible it was assigned to people who lived in villages built on clay as the meaning suggests.

Symbolism of the name Klayton:

Klayton doesn't offer too much in the way of symbolism. It might be chosen to honor a relative with the name or it might be a new mom's maiden name since it's also a popular surname.

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Gender of the name Klayton:

Klayton is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Klayton:


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Emotion evoked from the name Klayton:

The baby name Klayton evokes images of someone who is a great communicator and has good moral values.

Alternative spellings for the name Klayton:

  • Clayton
  • Klayten
  • Clayten

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Popularity of the name Klayton:

According to the Social Security Administration, Klayton has never been a top 1,000 baby name in the United States.

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