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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). A popular choice for a name for kids.


Variations

Layton has 1 variant: Leyton.


Popularity

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)

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

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

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)

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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