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What does Leyton mean?

Leyton /ley-ton/ as a boys' name. Leyton's root is Old English, and the name Leyton means "meadow settlement". Leyton is a version of Leighton (Old English) with the prefix Ley-.

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Leyton has 1 variant: Layton.

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

(female) Leydon, Leytonna, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Leyton for boys. Leyton entered the list in 2002 and reached its highest rank of #1227 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is at #1324 presently. (2014 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.

Popular related forms of Leyton (#1324 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Layton (#643 in recent rankings) and Leighton (#893). Adoption of these forms of Leyton is widespread presently (median #953). 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.