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What does Layton mean?

Layton \la(y)-ton\ as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Layton is "meadow settlement". Layton is a variation of Leighton (Old English).


Variations

Layton has 1 variant: Leyton.


Popularity

Layton is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1746 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Layton for boys. Layton was first listed in 2001 and reached its peak position of #612 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #643. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Layton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Layton outside U.S.

The only other prominent related form of Layton (#643 last year) rated in the Top 1000 is Leighton (#893 last year). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.232%). Layton (#643) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Layton and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Layton, Leighton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Layton and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Layton is alike in pronunciation to Lawton, Litton and Lytton. Other recommended similar baby names are Dayton, Ladon, Payton and Tayton. Like Layton, these names are not frequently used.

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