Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAY-tən
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Meaning & History

From a surname that was originally derived from the name of English towns meaning "town with a leek garden" in Old English. Like similar-sounding names such as Peyton and Dayton, this name began rising in popularity in the 1990s.

Related Names

VariantLeighton

Popularity

People think this name is

formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   serious  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022