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Gender: M Pronunciation: LAY-ton Meaning of Leighton: "meadow town" Origin of Leighton: English Leighton's Popularity in 2016: #853

Actress Leighton Meester has appropriated the name for the girls' team, but Leighton is catching on for boys, too. It has ranked for girls since 2009, and for boys since 2010.

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Famous People Named Leighton

Leighton John Baines, English footballer
Leighton James, Canadian musician of EDM duo Adventure Club
Leighton Andrews, Welsh politician
Leighton Morgan, New Zealand cricketer
Leighton William Charles Dye, American hurdler
Leighton James, Welsh footballer
Leighton A. Hope, American politician
Leighton Phillips, Welsh footballer
Leighton Paul Schubert, American politician
Leighton Swash (b. 2012), son of singer/TV presenter Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash
Leighton Michael Alferio (b. 2012), quintuplet of Jake and Leann Alferio

Pop Culture References for the name Leighton

Leighton Sekemoto, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Proffessor Layton

Lay, Leyton, Layton, Leigh