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What does Layton mean?

Layton /lay-ton/ as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Layton is "meadow settlement". Layton is an alternate spelling of Leighton (Old English) with the prefix La-.

Associated with: old english, meadow


Layton has 1 variant: Leyton.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Laton, Leaton, ..

(female) Layloe, Laytonna, ..

How popular is Layton?

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Layton name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Layton (#643 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Leighton (#893 from recent data) and Leyton (#1324). Adoption of these forms of Layton was at its most widespread in 2014 (average #953). Layton and Leighton are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Layton, Leighton, Leyton 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 Laughton, Lawton, Litten, Litton, Littonn, Lytten and Lytton. Other recommended names are Barton, Caxton, Caydon, Clayton, Crayton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Daytan, Dayten, Dayton, Easton, Eyton, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Gaylon, Grayton, Halton, Haydon, Jaylon, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kaydon, Klayton, Labron, Ladon, Lajon, Lakon, Landon, Langton, Larron, Larson, Lathan, Lathen, Lathom, Lavon, Lawson, Leedon, Lidon, Linton, Lyon, Lyron, Manton, Marton, Parton, Paton, Patton, Paxton, Payton, Peyton, Raymon, Salton, Saxton, Tanton, Taylon, Tayson, Tayten, Taytin, Teyton, Walton, Warton and Waylon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Layton.