Infographic of Leighton name meaning, which is “From the village in the meadow,” based on the Middle English lei, lee (meadow) and the Anglo-Saxon tun (village).
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Leighton Name Popularity

How popular is the name Leighton? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 1,135 6 0.0009%
1915 1,381 5 0.0006%
1916 1,337 6 0.0006%
1917 0 0%
1918 1,322 6 0.0006%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 1,309 8 0.0007%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,613 5 0.0005%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 1,541 5 0.0005%
1930 1,262 8 0.0008%
1931 1,333 6 0.0006%
1932 0 0%
1933 1,397 5 0.0005%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 1,376 5 0.0005%
1939 1,173 7 0.0007%
1940 1,111 11 0.001%
1941 0 0%
1942 1,388 5 0.0004%
1943 1,432 5 0.0004%
1944 1,035 12 0.001%
1945 1,376 5 0.0004%
1946 990 17 0.0012%
1947 0 0%
1948 1,300 7 0.0004%
1949 1,085 14 0.0009%
1950 1,045 16 0.001%
1951 1,263 8 0.0005%
1952 1,145 12 0.0007%
1953 1,228 10 0.0006%
1954 1,298 8 0.0004%
1955 1,074 17 0.0009%
1956 1,048 19 0.001%
1957 1,157 13 0.0007%
1958 1,490 5 0.0003%
1959 0 0%
1960 1,566 5 0.0003%
1961 1,627 5 0.0003%
1962 1,318 8 0.0004%
1963 0 0%
1964 1,506 5 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 1,473 6 0.0004%
1969 1,598 5 0.0003%
1970 1,686 5 0.0003%
1971 0 0%
1972 1,839 5 0.0004%
1973 1,366 10 0.0008%
1974 1,852 5 0.0004%
1975 0 0%
1976 1,382 12 0.0009%
1977 2,001 5 0.0004%
1978 1,339 15 0.0011%
1979 1,535 11 0.0008%
1980 2,012 5 0.0003%
1981 0 0%
1982 1,472 13 0.0009%
1983 1,282 19 0.0013%
1984 1,288 19 0.0013%
1985 1,703 10 0.0007%
1986 2,291 5 0.0003%
1987 1,325 22 0.0014%
1988 1,513 18 0.0012%
1989 1,411 24 0.0015%
1990 1,534 22 0.0013%
1991 1,506 22 0.0013%
1992 1,136 50 0.0031%
1993 1,457 26 0.0017%
1994 1,346 34 0.0022%
1995 1,640 19 0.0013%
1996 1,222 48 0.0032%
1997 1,352 38 0.0026%
1998 1,440 35 0.0023%
1999 1,277 48 0.0032%
2000 1,386 42 0.0027%
2001 1,427 41 0.0027%
2002 1,153 74 0.0049%
2003 1,394 47 0.0031%
2004 1,599 35 0.0023%
2005 1,388 54 0.0035%
2006 1,265 76 0.0049%
2007 1,301 75 0.0048%
2008 1,202 91 0.0059%
2009 1,082 113 0.0076%
2010 923 161 0.0112%
2011 925 156 0.0109%
2012 1,020 124 0.0087%
2013 1,003 131 0.0092%
2014 861 193 0.0132%
2015 850 201 0.0138%
2016 822 213 0.0148%
2017 842 194 0.0139%
2018 810 208 0.0151%
2019 662 320 0.0236%
2020 743 271 0.0213%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Layton

Meadow settlement

English

Leyton

Meadow settlement

English


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lawton

Hill town

English

Ledon

Judgment is mine

Hebrew

Lidon

Judgment is mine

Hebrew

Litten

Hill settlement

English

Litton

Hill settlement

English

Littonn

Hill settlement

English

Lytton

Hill settlement

English


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