[ 2 syll. lei-(g)(h)ton, le-ight-on ] The baby boy name Leighton is pronounced as LEY-TahN †. Leighton is of Old English origin and it is predominantly used in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'one from the meadow farm'.
Another form of Leighton is the English variant spelling Layton.
See also the related category farm.
Leighton is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.014% of baby boys being given the name Leighton. Its ranking then was #835. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Leighton, Layton was the most widely used. It was 45% more commonly used than Leighton in that year. Leighton has also been used as a girl name.
Baby names that sound like Leighton include Layton, Leyton, Ladan, Ladon, Ladyn, Lahthin, Lahthun, Lahthyn, Latham, Lathan, Lathem, Lathim, Lathin, Lathun, Lathym, Lathyn, Lawton, Lawtown, Lidan, and Litton.
† Pronunciation for Leighton: 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)"