Meaning and name origin
Layton \la(y)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Layton is "meadow settlement". Layton is a variant of Leighton (Old English): place name used as a first name since the 19th century.
Layton▲ has 1 variant form: Leyton.
Layton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2175 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Layton for boys. Layton reached its highest rank of #612 in the U.S. in 2012. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Layton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Layton (#643) and Leighton (#893). (2014 statistics).