Meaning of Clayton

Clay•ton

Pronunciation: (klāt'n), [key]
— n.
  1. 1796–1856, U.S. jurist and politician: senator 1829–36, 1845–49, 1853–56; Secretary of State 1849–50.
  2. a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis. 14,219.
  3. a male given name.
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