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Leighton meaning and name origin

Leighton \le(i)-gh-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced LAY-ton. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Leighton is "meadow settlement". Place name used as a first name since the 19th century. Artist Frederick Leighton.

Leighton has 2 variant forms: Layton and Leyton.

Baby names that sound like Leighton are Litton, Lawton, Lidon, Ledon, Lytton, Littonn and Litten.

Popularity of Leighton

Leighton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3895 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Leighton compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Leighton only.

Popularity of name Leighton
Popularity of Leighton