Leyton - boys name

Leyton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Leyton name meaning:

The name Leyton is of English origin and is predominantly used as a masculine name. It is derived from the Old English words "leah" meaning "woodland" and "tun" meaning "settlement" or "town". Therefore, the name Leyton can be interpreted as "town by the woodland" or "settlement in the woods".

People with the name Leyton are often described as resourceful, practical, and down-to-earth. They tend to be hardworking individuals who value stability and security. With their strong determination and practical mindset, Leytons are often successful in achieving their goals.

It is worth noting that names can have different meanings and interpretations across cultures and personal beliefs. The meaning of a name can also vary based on its historical context, regional associations, and individual family traditions. Therefore, it is always important to consider these factors when understanding the meaning behind a name like Leyton.


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Overall UK ranking: 1023 out of 4789

28 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (372)

Historical popularity of Leyton

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