Meaning and name origin
Leyton \le(y)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Leyton is "meadow settlement". Leyton is a variant of Leighton (Old English): place name used as a first name since the 19th century.
Leyton has 1 variant form: Layton▲.
Leyton is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#82031 out of 88799, Top 92%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leyton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Layton (#643) and Leighton (#893). (2014 statistics).