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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LAY-tən
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Meaning & History

From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "settlement with a leek garden" in Old English.
VariantsLeighton, Leyton

Categories

flora, food, green, nature, place names, plants, surnames
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute