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What does Laughton mean?

Laughton Pronunciation of Laughton as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Laughton means "hill town". Laughton is an alternate spelling of Lawton (Old English): place name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, hill (mountain)


VARIANT Loughton



Laughton Davion (L.D.), ..

How popular is Laughton?

Laughton is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#24680 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only popular varying form of Laughton (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 is Lawton. Adoption of this form of Laughton was at its peak in the 1900s. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lawton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Laughton is pronounced similarly to Layton and Leighton. Other recommended sound-alike names are Barrton, Barton, Brighton, Broughton, Buxton, Carston, Caxton, Creighton, Crichton, Daleton, Dallton, Dalton, Darton, Daulton, Dunston, Dunton, Easton, Eatton, Gallton (see Galton), Galton, Garton, Hamelton, Hamilton, Hampton, Hazleton, Houghton, Huston, Kingston, Lajon, Lakshman, Langdon, Langhorn, Langsden, Langsdon (see Langston), Langston, Langton, Larsson, Lashawn, Lathen, Lathom, Laughlin, Laurean, Lauriston, Laurits (see Lawrence), Lauritz, Lavon, Litton, Loughlin, Lucho, Lugh, Lytton, Mahlon, Mannton (see Manton), Marshon, Marston, Murton, Nachson, Paton, Patton, Payton, Quinton, Ralston, Ruston, Salton, Saxton, Staunton, Sutton, Tanton, Tarleton, Tayton, Thurston, Vaughan and Vaughn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laughton.

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