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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leyton

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Notable Persons Named Leyton

Leyton Maxwell is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C. Reserves, Academy, Liverpool F.C., Stockport County F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Barry Town United F.C., Swansea City A.F.C., Carmarthen Town A.F.C., Mansfield Town F.C., Rhyl F.C., Bangor City F.C., Caernarfon Town F.C., Aberdare Town F.C., and an. Leyton was born on October 3rd, 1979 in St Asaph, Wales.


Leyton Edwards is an athlete for the Chirk AAA F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leyton

His most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to 1959. John was given the name John Dudley Leyton on February 17th, 1936 in Frinton-on-Sea.


Giancarlo Monsalve is an opera, singing, actor, ambassador, operasinger, and cultural ambassador. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Giancarlo was given the name Rubén Giancarlo Monsalve Leyton on March 4th, 1982 in Valparaíso, Chile.


Elliott was born in 1939.



Sebastián Leyton is a soccer player for the Deportes Antofagasta, Club Universidad de Chile, Deportes La Serena, and Curicó Unido. Sebastián was born on May 13th, 1993 in Curicó.


Richard Leyton is a soccer player for the Santiago Morning, Colo-Colo, Deportes Puerto Montt, and Chile national football team. Richard was born on January 25th, 1987 in Santiago.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1992 5 0 5
1993 7 0 7
1994 11 0 11
1995 5 0 5
1996 9 0 9
1997 8 0 8
1998 20 0 20
1999 16 0 16
2000 30 0 30
2001 48 0 48
2002 74 0 74
2003 93 9 84
2004 89 10 79
2005 121 7 114
2006 136 10 126
2007 135 5 130
2008 124 17 107
2009 149 29 120
2010 169 25 144
2011 150 17 133
2012 127 18 109
2013 141 26 115
2014 158 27 131
2015 136 19 117
2016 136 19 117
2017 99 18 81

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Popularity of Leyton as a first name

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Popularity of Leyton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leyton U.S.
  White 32.70% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 64.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leyton

People with the last name Leyton are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Leyton

  • How Popular is the name Leyton? Leyton is the 6,373rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Leyton was the 33,343rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Leyton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,206 babies born with the first name Leyton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leyton to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leyton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Leyton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leyton is Saturday, January 20th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Leyton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leyton was in 2010 with a total of 144 babies.
  • Random Leyton Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leyton is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Leyton: Your name in reverse order is Notyel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eotlny. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leyton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 685 people with the last name Leyton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leyton? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leyton as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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