Clayton \c-lay-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced KLAYT-'en. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Clayton is "clay settlement". Place name and surname derived from Clay.
Clayton has 5 variant forms: Claiborne, Clay, Clayborne, Clayburn and Klayton.
Baby names that sound like Clayton are Claudon, Claudan, Colton, Collton, Coleton and Galton.