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Meaning and Origin

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Derived from various place names in England.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name
  3. A city in Utah

Notable Persons Named Layton

He was most prominent from 2007 to present. Layton was born Layton Williams on September 13th, 1994 in Bury.

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Layton Kor was a rock climber and rock climbing. Layton was born on June 11th, 1938 in Canby, Minnesota. He breathed his last breath on April 21st, 2013.

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Layton was born on May 13th, 1933 in Underwood, North Dakota.

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Layton Barrett is an athlete for the Naggo Head F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Layton

Jack Layton was a Leader of the New Democratic Party, Leader of the Opposition, Leader of theNew Democratic Party, and Leader of the Official Opposition (Canada). Jack was given the name John Gilbert Layton on July 18th, 1950 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He breathed his last breath on August 22nd, 2011.

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George Layton is an actor, author, theatre director, screenwriter, performer, and writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1964. George was given the name George Lowy on March 2nd, 1943 in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Chris Layton is a blues rock and texas blues musician. He plays Drum kit. He was most prominent from 1978 to present. Chris was given the name Christopher Layton on November 16th, 1955 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Chris is also known as Layton and Christopher.

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Sharni was born on January 6th, 1988 in Mordialloc, Victoria.

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Irving Layton was a poet. Irving was given the name Israel Pinku Lazarovitch on March 12th, 1912 in Târgu Neamț. He breathed his last breath on January 4th, 2006.

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She holds the title Miss Utah Teen USA 2010 and Miss Utah Teen USA. Angelia was given the name Angelia Nichole Layton in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Layton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1896 8 0 8
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1907 10 0 10
1908 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 18 0 18
1913 25 0 25
1914 23 0 23
1915 29 0 29
1916 36 0 36
1917 34 0 34
1918 49 0 49
1919 47 0 47
1920 29 0 29
1921 29 0 29
1922 33 0 33
1923 44 0 44
1924 51 0 51
1925 47 0 47
1926 42 0 42
1927 42 0 42
1928 38 0 38
1929 26 0 26
1930 33 0 33
1931 35 0 35
1932 28 0 28
1933 34 0 34
1934 21 0 21
1935 38 0 38
1936 41 0 41
1937 32 0 32
1938 40 0 40
1939 23 0 23
1940 33 0 33
1941 32 0 32
1942 39 0 39
1943 26 0 26
1944 38 0 38
1945 43 0 43
1946 24 0 24
1947 42 0 42
1948 34 0 34
1949 26 0 26
1950 26 0 26
1951 34 0 34
1952 32 0 32
1953 23 0 23
1954 34 0 34
1955 29 0 29
1956 21 0 21
1957 33 0 33
1958 26 0 26
1959 33 0 33
1960 29 0 29
1961 25 0 25
1962 28 0 28
1963 38 0 38
1964 27 0 27
1965 15 0 15
1966 22 0 22
1967 18 0 18
1968 21 0 21
1969 21 0 21
1970 22 0 22
1971 21 0 21
1972 15 0 15
1973 20 0 20
1974 22 0 22
1975 16 0 16
1976 19 0 19
1977 20 0 20
1978 22 0 22
1979 19 0 19
1980 25 0 25
1981 32 0 32
1982 25 0 25
1983 28 0 28
1984 30 0 30
1985 28 0 28
1986 30 0 30
1987 27 0 27
1988 44 0 44
1989 50 0 50
1990 45 0 45
1991 62 5 57
1992 84 0 84
1993 73 5 68
1994 94 9 85
1995 106 7 99
1996 87 7 80
1997 118 10 108
1998 131 15 116
1999 130 10 120
2000 136 11 125
2001 174 7 167
2002 187 6 181
2003 202 14 188
2004 188 11 177
2005 261 10 251
2006 308 7 301
2007 298 12 286
2008 302 17 285
2009 385 30 355
2010 411 37 374
2011 418 42 376
2012 436 33 403
2013 360 38 322
2014 451 41 410
2015 579 56 523
2016 459 42 417
2017 366 39 327

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Popularity of Layton as a first name

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Popularity of Layton as a last name

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Common last names for Layton

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Thompson
  • Clark
  • Jones
  • Baker
  • Taylor
  • Fox

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Layton U.S.
  White 88.18% 64.26%
  African American 5.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Layton

People with the last name Layton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Layton

  • How Popular is the name Layton? Layton is the 2,621st most popular name of all time. As a last name Layton was the 1,836th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Layton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,266 babies born with the first name Layton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Layton to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Layton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Layton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Layton is Saturday, August 27th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Layton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Layton was in 2015 with a total of 523 babies.
  • Random Layton Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Layton ranks 60th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 6 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Layton: Your name in reverse order is Notyal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyatno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Layton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,504 people with the last name Layton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Layton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Layton as their last name.

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