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Leighton Meaning


What does Leighton mean?

The name Leighton is of English origin.

The meaning of Leighton is "leek garden".

Leighton is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Leig-hton.

The Given Name Leighton

Leighton is a form of Layton. See Layton for further details.

Delightful and valiant, it is a name considered by many parents.

This 2 syllable name has adventure and a positive vibe.

Leighton is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Leighton Meester.

Leighton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 448 in baby name popularity for girls with 710 occurrences. It ranked 835 in baby name popularity for boys with 264 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 468 in baby name popularity for girls with 667 occurrences. It ranked 896 in baby name popularity for boys with 238 occurrences.

View the Leighton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Leighton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Leighton to other names.

Leighton Related Names

Leighton is a form of Layton.

Variants of the name Leighton include Layton.

Famous Leightons

  • Leighton Meester ~ Actress

Leighton Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Leighton.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Leighton are often brisk and capable but most of all they are read more >>

Leighton Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Leighton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Leighton.

Just for fun, see the name Leighton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Leighton in Nautical Flags page.