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What does Layton mean?

Layton Pronunciation of Layton as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Layton is "meadow settlement". Layton is an alternate spelling of Leighton (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, meadow





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How popular is Layton?

Layton is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1746 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Layton reached its peak position of #544 in the U.S. in the year 2015, and is presently at #658. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Layton (#658 FROM RECENT DATA) rated in the Top 2000 are Leighton (#835) and Leyton (#1606). Adoption of these forms of Layton reached its most widespread in 2015 (AVERAGE #947) and is almost as widespread today. Layton and Leighton are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here.

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

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

Similar Names

Layton is alike in pronunciation to Laughton, Lawton, Litten, Litton, Littonn, Lytten and Lytton. Other recommended sound-alike names are Barton, Caxton, Caydon, Clayton, Crayton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daylon, Daymon, Dayson, Daytan, Dayten, Dayton, Easton, Eyton, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Gaylon, Grayton, Halton, Haydon, Jaylon, Jayron, Jayson, Jayvon, Kaydon, Klayton, Labron, Ladon, Lajon, Lakon, Landon, Langton, Larron, Larson, Lathan, Lathen, Lathom, Lavon, Lawson, Leedon, Lidon, Linton, Lyon, Lyron, Manton, Marton, Parton, Paton, Patton, Paxton, Payton, Peyton, Raymon, Salton, Saxton, Tanton, Taylon, Tayson, Tayten, Taytin, Teyton, Walton, Warton and Waylon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Layton.

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