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-.
Layton▲ has 1 variant: Leyton.Creative forms:
(male) Laton, Leaton, ..
(female) Layloe, Laytonna, .. Middle name pairings:
Layton Gauge (L.G.), ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Layton for boys. Layton reached its peak position of #544 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Layton (#544 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Leighton (#859 from recent data) and Leyton (#1440). Adoption of these forms of Layton was at its most widespread in 2015 (average #947). Layton and Leighton are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.