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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.


Variations

Leighton has 2 variant forms: Layton and Leyton.


Popularity

Leighton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3895 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leighton for boys. Leighton reached its highest rank of #893 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leighton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Layton (#643) and Leighton (#893). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Layton, Leighton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leighton and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Leighton is also pronounced similarly to Laughton and Loughton. Like Leighton, these names are not commonly used.

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