Start your family tree now Is your surname Peyton?
There are already 85 users and 3,967 genealogy profiles with the Peyton surname on Geni. Explore Peyton genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Peyton Genealogy and Peyton Family History Information

‹ Back to Surnames Index

Create your Family Tree.
Discover your Family History.

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!
view all


  • Agnes de Peyton (c.1210 - d.)
    Wife of John de PeytonChildren  *   1. Sir John de Peyton,   b. of, Peyton Hall, Boxford, Suffolk, England ,   d. Yes, date unknown*   2. Robert de Peyton,   d. Yes, date unknown*   3. John de Peyton, ...
  • Agnes de Peyton (deceased)
    Sir John de Peyton, Knight, had grant of Boxford, Stoke Neyland, etc., 1298; member of Parliament, 1299-1300; made will 29 November 1317, which was probated 26 January 1318. He married unknown, and had...
  • Alexander Peyton (1826 - 1909)
    Alexander Peyton BIRTH 8 Mar 1826 Cabell County, West Virginia, USA DEATH 17 May 1909 (aged 83) Cabell County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Milton Cemetery Milton, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA MEMOR...
  • Alice Poythress (c.1600 - 1675)
  • Alice Peyton (1562 - 1626)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R353280766@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. === GEDCOM Source ===Ancestry Fami...

About the Peyton surname

  • The earliest known documentation of the name Peyton: The Little Domesday Book, 1087
  • The name of a place near Ramsholt on the Deben River Estuary in Suffol, earlier known as Peaga's Tum.
  • Tun is a Saxon word meaning house, farm, or enclosed place.
  • Reginald de Peyton , Lord of Peyton Hall was the first to adopt the surname, taking it from the family property as was the custom at that time.