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pinWhat 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-.


pinVariations

Layton has 1 variant: Leyton.

Kreatif forms: Leton, Lowton, Lyton. [more]

pinHow 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 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 2 years ago) rated in the Top 1000 is Leighton (#893 2 years ago). Adoption of these forms of Layton was at its most widespread in 2014 (average #768). Layton is the continual favorite. 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.


pinSimilar 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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