Layton: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Layton

This is an old English/Scottish place name with a funny meaning: "leek farm." Yes, as in a settlement where onion-like plants grow. Tell your little Layton this when he insists on spending forty minutes picking each minuscule piece of onion from his dinner because they're "yucky" and "crunchy."

Nicknames:

Lay.

Famous people named Layton:

Actor Layton Williams.

Fun fact:

Layton is considered a strictly masculine name, while its soundalike counterpart Leighton is unisex, thanks to actress Leighton Meester.

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