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  1. Claytonnoun

    Any of several placenames in England and elsewhere, from clæg + tn.

  2. Claytonnoun

    from the placename.

  3. Claytonnoun

    from the surname.


  1. Clayton

    Clayton is an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis and the county seat of St. Louis County, Missouri. The population was 15,939 at the 2010 census. The city was organized in 1877 and is named after Ralph Clayton, who donated the land for the courthouse. The city is also known for its multiple skyscrapers in its business district.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Clayton is ranked #595 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Clayton surname appeared 56,638 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 19 would have the surname Clayton.

    69.1% or 39,160 total occurrences were White.
    25.4% or 14,426 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 1,263 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 1,235 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 300 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 255 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clayton in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clayton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Clayton in a Sentence

  1. Russ Mould:

    There is no indication in the [ Morrisons ] share price today that Amazon will come in and outbid Clayton, Dubilier Rice.

  2. Rob Jackson:

    I will always be proud to have served alongside my fellow Commissioners, Chairman (Jay) Clayton, and especially the commission's staff, who dedicate their careers to protecting ordinary investors and give hardworking American families the chance to build a better future.

  3. Rolling Stone:

    There was no bigger album of 2014 -- in terms of surprise, generosity and controversy, bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. put their lives on the line: giving away 11 songs of guitar rapture and frank, emotional tales of how they became a band out of the rough streets and spiritual ferment of Seventies Dublin.

  4. Cindy Goldrick:

    The market right now is the most challenging I've ever seen when Clayton Bullock're working with a buyer.

  5. Victor Hill:

    While focused on the recovery and healing of Gwenevere, I will simultaneously continue with my duties and responsibilities as the sheriff of Clayton County.

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    • A. embellish
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