Old English
"settlement with a leek garden"

Layton Origin and Meaning

The name Layton is a boy's name meaning "settlement with a leek garden".

This first name was once a surname derived from Old English. Used quietly a century ago, the current fashion for two-syllable boy names ending in n makes this one a new hit.

# 611 in the US

Layton Rank in US Top 1000

# 1712 on Nameberry

Layton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Layton Popularity

Famous People Named Layton

  • Layton WilliamsEnglish actor
  • Daniel J. LaytonBritish YouTuber
  • Layton Harry McCormack (b. 2011)son of footballer Ross McCormack
  • Layton Jax Head (b. 2014)son of Kristina Robinson,Head of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
  • Jack LaytonCanadian politician

Layton in Pop Culture

  • "Professor Layton" series of puzzle,based video games about main character Hershel Layton