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Which way do u think I should spell Peyton/Peighton, for a girl?

Im having a girl and having a hard time deciding how to spell her name. I dont like Payton because it looks like Payday, and I really dont wants anyone to call her Pay-Pay as a nick name...SO its either Peyton or Peighton

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Asked by brooklyn0209 at 5:18 PM on May. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • lol My sister is named Payton and everyone used to call her pay pay when we were little. She HATED it. I would go with Peyton.

    Answer by laciD at 5:20 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Peyton

    If she ever went by Pey you could spell it that way instead of peigh.

    Pretty name btw

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Unusual spellings are always a bad idea because the child will go their whole life correcting other people's spelling and pronouciation mistakes. I know this from experience. I have an uncommon name.

    I wrote a commentary piece on how the names we give our children impact their future. If you're interested, you can read it here.


    Answer by HotMama330 at 5:22 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • peyton

    Answer by rAbella at 5:25 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • peighton

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:32 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • HotMama330 Im just curious after reading your blog what is your name?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:41 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Peyton. Very pretty!

    Answer by AngelOnBoard at 6:20 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • peyton or payton

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 6:41 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Peyton

    Answer by thisloveofmine at 7:13 PM on May. 21, 2010

  • Peyton. It's the correct spelling of the name, and that way your girl will have at least a few people in her life she doesn't have to spell her name for. Invented spelling is not fun for the owner of the name, after the 53rd time of correcting it for the same friend, boss, acquaintance or inlaw. Or, in my niece's case: dumb grandparents.

    Answer by LindaClement at 1:22 AM on May. 22, 2010

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