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What does Leyton mean?

Leyton Pronunciation of Leyton [ley-ton] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Leyton means "meadow settlement". Leyton is a version of Leighton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Leyton has 1 variant: Layton.

Creative forms:
(male) Liton, Lyton, ..

(female) Leydon, Leylan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leyton Jaheim (L.J.), ..

How popular is Leyton?

Leyton is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#36463 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Leyton entered the list in 2002 and reached its highest rank of #1227 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is at #1440 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leyton name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Leyton (#1440 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Layton (#544 in recent rankings) and Leighton (#859). Adoption of these forms of Leyton is widespread presently (median #947). Layton is a constant favorite, although Leighton seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leyton, Layton, Leighton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leyton is alike in pronunciation to Lawton, Litten, Litton, Littonn, Lytten and Lytton. Other recommended names are Belton, Benton, Berton, Beyron, Dayton, Delton, Deston, Dexton, Deyon, Eyton, Felton, Fenton, Jeston, Keaton, Keeton, Kelton, Kenton, Ladon, Lebron, Ledon, Leedon, Leeron, Leon, Leron, Levon, Lidon, Linton, Lynton, Lyon, Lyron, Merton, Newton, Payton, Peyton, Renton, Rexton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seton, Sexton, Tayton, Teytan, Teyten, Teytin, Teyton, Welton and Weston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leyton.

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