[ 2 syll. lay-ton, la-yt-on ] The baby boy name Layton is pronounced LEY-TahN †. Layton has its origins in the Old English language and it is used largely in English. Layton is a spelling variant of Leighton (English).
Layton is rather popular as a baby boy name. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2000s. At the modest height of its usage in 2015, 0.026% of baby boys were named Layton. It had a ranking of #544 then. In 2018, it ranked at #658 with a usage of 0.020%, and it was the most popular within all boy names in its family. Layton was 45% more widely used than the subsequent ranked name, Leighton, in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Layton include Leighton (English), Leyton (English), Ladan (English and Hebrew), Ladon, Ladyn, Lahthin, Lahthun, Lahthyn, Latham (English), Lathan, Lathem, Lathim, Lathin, Lathun, Lathym, Lathyn, Lawton (English), Lawtown, Lidan (Hebrew), and Litton.
† Pronunciation for Layton: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"