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). A popular choice for a name for kids.
Layton▲ has 1 variant: Leyton.
Layton is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2175 out of 88799, Top 2%). (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Layton and related names. The only other prominent related form of Layton (#643 last year) is Leighton (#893 last year). Adoption of this boy name is at its most widespread today. Layton (#643) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)