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Meaning and Origin of: Leighton

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : One from the meadow farm
  • English : Meadow, farm

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, as for example those in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Layton.