First name origin & meaning:
Old English: One from the meadow farm
First name variations: Leighton, Leigh, Layland, Layton
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant of Lee.
- Scottish: reduced variant
- French: habitational name from places so named
in Loire, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and Pyrénées-Atlantique.
- German: habitational name from places so named, in the Rhineland
near Koblenz and in Bavaria, named with lay(h), a word meaning
‘stone’, ‘rock’, ‘slate’.
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