MeaningDayton is a gender-neutral name and is of English origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means day's settlement, bright and sunny town. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a boy’s name than as a girl’s. The name is currently in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020 and not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names. Variations of Dayton include Deighton.
Dayton can be used for both boys and girls.